Dandelion Meditations (and a haiku)
I’m fascinated by the dandelion; such a temporal thing it is. Transient, and yet tenacious, it grows, blooms, morphs, and flies away, above the fray, to plant seeds (and a new life) somewhere else.
Boreas Pass: Postcard from Nature
Boreas Pass in central Colorado is scenic, lovely, unspoiled and a call from nature to join her.
Well Hello, Deer…Thanks for Stopping By!
We had a visit from a beautiful mule deer here at Little House in the Rockies this week. She wasn’t at all skittish or shy.
The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw
Grab a cup of coffee and I’ll walk you through a couple of happy hours I spent with my camera on Easter afternoon at the Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area.
The Living Hope of Easter
Our fence posts seemed to be a set of crosses with a message: Spring is here, the tomb is empty, and resurrection, rebirth and new growth are real.
Mindfulness Haiku Born from a New Vantage Point
The backstory for this (hopefully) enigmatic haiku is a tale of a search through my photo library.
Scrabble is the Bomb on a Rainy Mountain Afternoon
The Hills are Alive! Picnic on a Mountain Top
A mountaintop picnic in Colorado’s Pike National Forest sparkled with nature and pineapple mimosas.
Haiku: Their Souls were in the Sunset
Pizza for Apres-Ski? Yes!
A return to the slopes provided a fierce hunger and Amica’s Pizza in Salida beckoned to us from the street. What a great choice!
Big Sky for NaHaiWriMo
The sky over South Park Valley demands a haiku today, the first day of NaHaiWriMo 2020.
Hummingbird Haiku (Times Two)
Mountain Storm Haiku
Camera Flash on Snow
A video and photos of an unexpected Memorial Day weekend snowstorm in central Colorado, and a haiku to capture the feeling.
Haiku: Happy on a Plane with a Food Magazine
Something in this Food & Wine magazine will be on our table this weekend during our quiet time in the mountains of Colorado.
3 Haiku for a Bighorn Sheep
A magnificent bighorn sheep posed for me, turning this way and that. He was either mildly amused or mildly annoyed, and we enjoyed a few moments together. Three haiku and these photos are the result.
Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’
“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.
Haiku: Right Now in Park County, CO
Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period
Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.