unexpected perspective

Sometimes it’s the little things, the unexpected view of the commonplace that calls to me. Down low among the grass, eye level with the marsh hens and just a breath above the water, the world becomes smaller. Intimate. Familiar. Ceremonious. All encompassing. I hear nothing but the sound of the water as it swirls and […]

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Golden

It’s a beautiful Friday afternoon.   I am watching the sun throw shadows across the marsh.  Everything is bathed in its warm light including the few clouds moving to the east.  It makes me so sleepy and relaxed.  Our two dogs hold down opposite ends of the couch, curled up sleeping. The squirrels are running and […]

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Significance

“For the artist, there is no insignificant thing.” ― Marty Rubin There is a small wooded area on the island where we live. One of the last wooded spots that, through some miracle has escaped development. It’s not a beautiful spot, by most people’s standards. No creek or marsh, no great ocean view. Nothing of significance. But […]

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Blank

For a change, this morning my mind is blank.  Empty.   I think I am in that in between moment.  Life Limbo… Between a week of vacation last week and a week ahead of normal everyday life.  Between living in the moment and the reality of everyday life, full of to-do lists and appointments to keep. […]

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Being invisible

A long day spent out on the water is better than any day spent on land. Meandering through the creeks searching for fish that are hungry, is as good of an excuse as any to get out into the place we call home.  The sound of the water.  The tangy salty smell of the oyster […]

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