I awoke to the full moon dipping into the cold river. Light sprinkled across the untouched snow except for a single path of recent paw prints leading from the water to the distant tree line lost in the mountain shadow.
~~~~~~~~~~~ A moment of clarity. Forced distance and disconnection. Reliance on the self. Self reflection. The inner voice surfacing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ At sea the land beomces an opening act as the water becomes the encore and focus. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ What was lost becomes clear. Mountain shadows overcome fear. ~~~~~~~~~~~~
The midnight sky black, merged with the horizon fallen to the earth. A moon graces the northern sky, scattered across the white frozen fields and apple trees. Cold air rushes in and quickly condenses each time the door opens letting the puppy briefly out.
A beautiful cold day for a walk around the lake and into the woods. Not a cloud in the sky. Bare trees rattling against others. Tall grasses, dried and delicate, crunch as we make our way to the frozen shoreline. A surprise greeted us beyond the hill and next to the shoreline – a canoe […]
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A late fall walk with the puppy to the park. Recent rains left great mud for us to play in. The park was alive with ducks, geese, a hawk, chipmunk, and many squirrels gathering food. Within all of the activity, we took time to sit at the beach and watch the ducks play and swim. […]
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