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The Last Flowers of Summer


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Summer’s End


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enjoying the mystery


no words, just pictures…that is all we need late in the summer sun. no expressions, just a moment that lingers. the icy gel of white-tipped waves in a basin planned by engineers…i turn away from the dam, the unnatural spillway, … Continue reading

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the edge of something greater


He asked me if i was taking pictures of the backpack trail… “Yes,” i said, scanning the map. He studied something inside the posting board…where maps, rules and regulations, and various other government printed fodder suffocated, unable to breathe the … Continue reading

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A peace of tranquility


a tranquil slice of the natural…on a day hot enough to boil an egg on your automobile…

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a moment’s indulgence in a summer painting


shades of green and blue…and white…summer’s palette…simmering…framed by sunlight. impossible to paint, to capture the material…and the spiritual…i am astounded by the beauty You create…

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No turning back


where coal trucks once rumbled, the land resembles more jungle than park…and the trail underfoot dusty- the gravel gone and only stripped, bare earth remaining beneath your feet. but it is not a lone trail…birds hiding in the bush sing … Continue reading

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the joys of summer


the joys of summer…wildflowers, forests, and a view   

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midwestern dreams


open. sky, grassland, a pond, the dusty trail beneath your feet. nobody’s land; at least, it feels like nobody’s land. maybe the birds. they fly around, their flittering like visiting neighbors. but maybe not. all you see is opened before … Continue reading

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bye bye spring, hello heat


  this picture was taken just two weeks ago, when the grass wasn’t so high it looked like African grasslands or the Everglades.  this morning i took a walk and found myself staring at knee-high grassland. that is when i … Continue reading

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