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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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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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Going up to The Big House


Cajoe Phillips is buried within boating distance of The Big House- but not off of the same river. First, you would take a little boat down Wolf Creek to the banks of the Muskingum River. You might want to switch … Continue reading

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side-road symphony for one


you will find dirt like this on the moon. lovely gray stuff. but here- beside roads bleached by lime and sun. gray-white lanes snaking through countryside…abandoned to reversion…their tails gently disappearing over rises subtle and severe, waiting for the next … Continue reading

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Questions for the seeker


if you never take the time to walk in the woods… …to step out of what man has built… and experience what God created for you to enjoy… will you understand His heart…His peace…His gentle love? you were fearfully and … Continue reading

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The Lost Kerryman in the Land of Ranch Dressing


a massive quilt, a series of high trusses, and an Ohio flag hung from the rafters of the metal pole building, trying to pass as a convenience store. “You have salad?” “We got garden salad.” it was buried under the … Continue reading

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Getting to the Middle of nowhere


 (from a Middle Island meadow, looking back to a bridge over the Ohio River) A photo journey to Middle Island in the Ohio River, part of a national wildlife refuge… (home to numerous wildlife….) (Headland Trail, Middle Island) (spring trail-side … Continue reading

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walking across america


Aubrey Benmark started out from Brooklyn, New York, on Saint Patrick’s Day, and crossed the bridge over Blennerhassett Island into Ohio today. I saw her this morning, but did not know it- she crossed the highway with some kind of … Continue reading

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it’s nearly spring, and those mountain roads are calling


it is not for the faint of heart to travel some of the more rugged and remote roads of West Virginia…but so many are waiting for you and I…to travel down that corridor…into wild and wonderful mountain landscapes, with surprises … Continue reading

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