Category: photography

G is for Glory

A tree gives glory to God by being a tree. Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation In the spring of 2012, my father’s home insurance company sent an inspector. As a result, the insurance company required two changes: part of the roof needed to… Continue Reading “G is for Glory”

God’s Handwriting

I knew the blue heron was there because I had seen it land, settling in the mid-pasture marshy land. Can you find the heron? Does this help? How about this? As the heron flew off, I did my best to capture him in a… Continue Reading “God’s Handwriting”

Reflections

Looking down and seeing up Looking through and seeing all Looking out and seeing in O peaceful pool, I am in thrall I close one eye Match window with line Switch eyes and now They misalign Every pool Has moments peace When swimmers jump… Continue Reading “Reflections”

A Little Bit of Narnia

Yesterday’s sunrise was pink and blue. The day before it was orange and yellow. I take so many pictures of the sunrise. I’ll be at the pool and one the ladies swimming will say, “Ooh! Sally! Get your camera!” I’ll grab my phone and… Continue Reading “A Little Bit of Narnia”

Today Is Good

I’d rather be right where I am today Yes, I would Yes, I would Today is good I’d rather keep in step with time than stay Yes, I would As I should Today is good Sometimes my heart begins to stray To other times,… Continue Reading “Today Is Good”

Sweet

Our trip to France was sweet. I’m not talking about the food, which, of course, was amazing. My food pictures leave something to be desired — not the food, my pictures. Like this dessert — I don’t remember what it was, but it was delicious.… Continue Reading “Sweet”

Best of 2017

Every year is filled with ups and downs, unexpected trials and undeserved mercies. My favorite time in 2017, was the week in May when my brother, my sister and her husband, and my husband and I all traveled with my father to tour Normandy… Continue Reading “Best of 2017”

The Perfect Job

“It must be boring,” said one of the swimmers this morning, “just watching people swim back and forth.” No. It really isn’t. Something about the rhythmic splash-splash-splash of a single person swimming down the pool is very Zen — and I say that in… Continue Reading “The Perfect Job”

Rough and Slippery Roads

Those who journey on level ground have no need to give one another their hands, whereas those who are on rough and slippery roads hold fast one to another… in order to walk securely and help one another in the many difficult places through… Continue Reading “Rough and Slippery Roads”

Another Sunrise Post

Laurel and I left before the crack of dawn for a swim meet this morning. As we came over the top of Murphy Hill, I caught my first glimpse of the eastern horizon. “That’s going to be a beautiful sunrise,” I told her. She… Continue Reading “Another Sunrise Post”