Poem and Pictures: A Bench is Waiting
A bench is an invitation to become one with it for a while, to sit and be still in your surroundings, and let nature and the world flow around you.
Take a Break for Nature Therapy, from a Colorado Photo Safari
These images are from a photo safari I undertook this week in Jefferson, Colorado, in between intense empathy and hand-wringing.
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.
Nothing Smells More Like Spring Than Crepes
Let’s step back in time, to a weekday in April of 2017, and together experience my lunch and subsequent walk to one of our offices in the outskirts of Paris.
From Here to Eternity
If ever there was a movie in which the nature setting plays a significant role, has a character of its own, From Here to Eternity is it.
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.
none of the bees would pose for me (a poem)
A solo trip to a botanical garden was a tonic in troubled times and the inspiration for a poem.
April 1, 2017: A Different Place, A Different World
I had a really good day on April 1, 2017. It’s hard to believe it was just 3 years ago. It seems like a really different world today as the whole human race grapples with the coronavirus.
What the Car Saw in Spring: “Progress”
The story this picture tells is the relentless march of “progress” and how we continue to eradicate nature in favor of more and more and more and MORE cement and “convenience”.
Haiku: Their Souls were in the Sunset
Practicing mindfulness, I really looked at this bird house when I came upon it in a friend’s yard. What would it look like to a bird?
The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!
Our January blooms are sprawling wildly, bursting with color, ignoring the season, crowding each other and competing for Most Beautiful.
“Silence”, A Guest Blogger’s Homage to His Grandmother
Glover Gardens’ first guest blogger shares memories of his grandmother with a beautiful translation of Still by Jupiter Jones.
Mr. Sandman, Ready for Christmas
A “dressed up for Christmas” photo of a Sandman from Pass Christian, Mississippi.
Good Vibrations and Simplicity
The bike was poised and ready to go, an analog transporter waiting in the Gulf Coast sun to take someone somewhere.
What the Car Saw: Evening Edition (plus haiku)
A gorgeous, fiery sun merging with the horizon while it generously backlit the clouds and turned the evening sky into a work of art deserving of a haiku.
Early Morning: What the Car Saw
Going to work in the dark.. Sometimes the urge to capture a moment strikes when I least expect it. At a red light. Waiting. Thinking. Looking, and perhaps more importantly, seeing. This was our view (the car and me) early this morning at a stop […]