Half Light in the Wild West

On my trip west last Fall, one of my favorite parts was viewing the sunsets. Especially in southern New Mexico and Arizona where these photos were taken. It seemed like there was never a place to stop, so these photos were taken with my phone while my daughter (or her now husband) were driving. My…

Life is a Dance

I love to see a beautifully choreographed dance with highly trained and disciplined dancers. It’s magical, spectacular and awe inspiring. But I also love to see spontaneous dance, natural dance, people just enjoying the moment and expressing themselves to the beat of music. There is an enormous range of dance possibilities between these two extremes,…

Harmony – Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge

When I think of harmony I think about the various elements that come together to make a beautiful dance. Music, movement, creativity, vision, intention, diverse people, costumes, lighting, stage, and audience all merge into a spectacular expression of art, emotion and beauty. In this particular dance there were 4 or 5 countries represented, and 3…

State of Mind

I wish I could say that my state of mind is peaceful, but at the moment it is not. I can not describe what is going on in my head right now except perhaps with these pictures. A little drizzly, unclear, muddy even. Unfocused? No, I am very focused. I have to be to get…

Traditions Balance Change

Times change but traditions go on. People change, grow up, move away, pass on, and new people come along. Sometimes I think we create traditions for the sake of stability. Everything in life changes and we don’t have much control over most of it. But a tradition can go on in some form even after…

The End Is The Beginning

What is a new year? A long time ago someone decided to mark time in this way and we continue to imagine it to be so. But what if someone decided to mark time differently? Why does the new year not start on the first day of spring? That would make more sense to me.…