Lazy Summer Evening

Respite from the blistering heat of another summer day where everything moves slowly, even the sun as it lingers on the horizon before it melts into the edge of the sea. High tide laps lazily against the boulders and Slate blue waves ripple in the sunset shimmer The schooner Zodiac plies slowly along in the … Continue reading Lazy Summer Evening

Evoking Memories – Skagit Fishing

That certain chill in the air before sunrise That smell that wafts on the breeze of early morning in mid-summer Waking up at 4a.m. with that peculiar feeling, she unwinds from the sheets and slips on layers of warm clothes That sound and smell of coffee percolating downstairs where a bowl of breakfast awaits “Do … Continue reading Evoking Memories – Skagit Fishing

My evening

The kayak club cleared the beach with gusto heading out to dinner with friends, home, or even a vacation in Montana was announced with glee. He has a cabin in the sawtooth mountains where he plans to hike and relax for the last weeks of summer break. The dinner cruise droned by after a tour … Continue reading My evening

God’s Studio

Famed artist makes a local visit Splashing vivid tones across the landscape A dizzying array A wild frenzy A fantastic display Gradients and bold, bright hues Shades of pink and yellow, orange and blue Matching and contrasting Grass, trees and sky Filling my garden and pleasing my eye That glorious creator of color Blossoms and … Continue reading God’s Studio

Perfect Spring Morning

Blossoms and buds Awaken Brilliant red rhodie Perfect pink peony Bright blue rock seed Orange and yellow with purple splashes fill out spring’s palette Trills and tweets Twitters and sweet whistles Carrying tunes of joyful birds on wafts of morning breezes As they gather pieces of nesting treasures Coolness ahead of summer-like days Saltwater fragrances … Continue reading Perfect Spring Morning

Music of Spring

Finch plays her piccolo Flicker on percussion Robins join in soprano trills Hummingbird with her metronome Bees buzz in perfect harmony Sparrows round out the symphony in melodious notes Tones and tunes in perfect pitch Notes and measures played on queue All in praise of their maestro, conductor, creator The music of spring returns Pulling … Continue reading Music of Spring