Wednesday, March 31, 2010


this week on sunday shutterbugs the theme is game.
I wrote a poem this week to go with a photo for lens us together, the theme is hope, and as we always make a game out of adding stones as we hike i figured this could be for both projects this week.

hope is building everyday
clinging sometimes
never cast astray
never ceases
always near
for without hope
there is only fear

Thursday, March 25, 2010

i wonder

i wonder
what is going on
in his sweet little mind
in his sweet little world
dig in the sand
such fun...ahhhh
having no clue
what's next
only knowing
they will be there
to take care of him
to love
his sweet little world
as it is
this spring day

simple joy

a child's innocence, a child's joy
shows in their face
with such a raw passion
for the simple things
they are living for
right now
this moment
this space in time...
they show us
the simple
of an uncluttered mind
deepened in the thought
of blowing a bubble

Monday, March 15, 2010

f is for flower

the theme this week
for sunday shutterbugs...

while there isn't anything
blooming here this week...
or for a few weeks
as we are still buried in
I took this photo a few weeks ago
while on vacation.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Thoughts of life ramble thru my head
a butterfly wandering
knowing it should land
take a breath
and begin

thoughts of breath ramble thru my head
a breath so sweet
as to leave a mist
in it’s trail
and inhale

thoughts of mist ramble thru my head
a foggy morning
no buses rumbling
down the lane
school delay
off today...

thoughts of morning ramble thru my head
sunrise so early
not ready yet
eyes closed
to the day

thoughts of sunrise ramble thru my head
peeking thru the petals
early morning dew
sunset is coming
days fly by

thoughts of sunset ramble thru my head
lay down the weary
day is done
turn off the rambling
my head needs

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


this weeks theme on sundayshutterbugs is
what makes you go
a mouse makes me go EEK!!!!!
but I am not getting close enough
to the real thing
just to take a photo!!!

Thursday, March 4, 2010


This weeks Sunday Shutterbugs theme is

I took this photo last week while I was on vacation
ocean and waves
such a peaceful
calming place to be on earth

Monday, March 1, 2010

blooming orchards

On a recent trip to visit family in CA
there were Almond Orchards
blooming everywhere

I hope you will go out
and let stories happen to you...
and that you will work them
water them with your tears
feed them with your laughter
till they bloom...
till you yourself burst into bloom

People deal too much with the negative
with what is wrong...
Why not try and see positive things
to just touch those things
to make them bloom?

The most precious gift
we can offer others is our presence...
When mindfulness embraces those we love
they will bloom like flowers...