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On Looking for Something

On Looking for Something

“As long as we’re caught up in always looking for certainty and happiness, rather than honoring the taste and smell and quality of…

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Egret Strikes Through

Egret Strikes Through

After weeks of silence, this musing takes a stab at describing the pain, fear, and brutality of racial injustice during our time of upheaval

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Solitary Ibis

Solitary Ibis

I have a choice, always, of how to frame my beautiful life. If I see myself as being lonely, then the emotions of loneliness are sure to follow…

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Seeing Through Veils

Seeing Through Veils

If granted the solace to settle into the quote paired with this image, what questions would be knocking on your door right now?

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The Strange Pull of Love

The Strange Pull of Love

Although many photographers are unimpressed with deer, choosing to chase after more impressive animals to photograph, I find myself pulled toward these quiet, gentle creatures…

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We of the Floating World

We of the Floating World

We of the Floating World live only for the moment, giving all our time to the pleasures of cherry blossoms and snow and maple leaves…

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Waking Up in the Pine Tree Shadow

Waking Up in the Pine Tree Shadow

While we stand alone in a sprawling field of uncertainty, we are not powerless. Collect your creativity along with your intellect to create a sense of agency to do what needs to be done. Let your heart and mind be a compassionate fortress. 

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Reflections on Thinking

Reflections on Thinking

If the universal addiction is to our own pattern of thinking – which is invariably dualtistic – the primary spiritual path

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The Courage to Love

The Courage to Love

A pair of sandhill cranes take off together, flying over a field of dried out sunflowers in the Bosque del Apache

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Flying Together

Flying Together

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Where the two worlds touch

Where the two worlds touch

Shakespeare said that art is a mirror held up to nature. And that’s what it is. The nature is your nature, and all of these wonderful poetic images of mythology are referring to…

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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

You can spend your time on stage pleasing the heckler in the back, or you can devote it to the audience that came to hear you perform…

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How this heart melts for all of us

How this heart melts for all of us

Caledonia is a metaphor for whatever wakes you up. Can you hear the birdsong that brings you more alive? This is the heart of what it means to be a creative – to answer the call and the willingness to follow it.

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Surprised by Snow

Surprised by Snow

During the winters of my childhood I devoured the weather reports hoping beyond hope that school would be cancelled by snowfall. With the highest of expectations I stood like a meteorological sentry, watching… 

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Cemetery Wood

Cemetery Wood

Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual…

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Unapologetic Rocks

Unapologetic Rocks

Always empathizing with both the viewer and the scene, Ansel was a remarkable artist, craftsman, professional, and human being. Paying homage to you and…

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Facing the Songs Within Us

Facing the Songs Within Us

When we turn our back on our gift, we turn our back on life. It’s easy to have interests but whatever you give your heart to will challenge your being on the most profound levels….

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Nuzzling Stag and Doe

Nuzzling Stag and Doe

the expression between this couple was quite remarkable. In the late afternoon sunlight, the stag quietly made his way over to this doe, leaning toward her and…

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Trembling Happiness

Trembling Happiness

A favorite quote from Khalil Gibran is paired with an image of the Bosque del Apache blanketed in the light of a remarkable sunset…

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