Category Archives: TRAVEL/PHOTO Themes

WHERE THE LONE LOO LOOMS

After the last bout of rainfall, Black Angus dot a green Sonoma county field at the edge of the San Pablo Wildlife Refuge. A short distance further, a most curious structure looms in the vast marshland on the east side … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A SPIN

The moon is a waxing crescent tonight. It’s the kind of silver sliver that makes me want to lasso the tip, reel it in, swing my leg over it and… GIDDY-UP go for a ride. No rocket fuel necessary.   … Continue reading

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A FEATHER(ED) FRIEND – Message from the Amazon

Was it sunlight twinkling in the steaming emerald canopy that whet your curiosity before the steady downpour that urged you to soar high above the fragrant jungle floor? Or Was it afterwards, when you took flight and came to alight … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO – A Triple Decker Celebration

Where does the time go? Not only has it been forty-one years since I and ‘Mr. Man’ (as my kids lovingly refer to their father) tied the knot, but an entire year, that’s three-hundred-sixty-five-and-a-quarter days, has flown by since the … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PAWS – A Debut Water Experience

There’s a first time for everything…a baby’s first step, first smile, first word. A child’s first day of school, first best friend, first date. A first love, first heartbreak, first…you name it and there’s a first for it. Sometimes that … Continue reading

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SERMERSSUAQ UKARPALUGPOQ – An Earth Day Tribute

SermerssuaqThe Big Ice weepswailssighs at humankind’s inability to use their knowledge wisely  

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IF YOU COULD TURN BACK THE SUNDIAL…

…WOULD IT BE to a time when dropping into a rabbit hole was just that— a twisting tumble into a bottomless burrow, a spiralling spin down an endless earthen tunnel,

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A SUNDAY NOODLE

If this is BEAUTY-FUL and this is

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from MY PLANET

If there were a planet between Earth and Mars that took 415 days to orbit the sun and we were blessed with living on it together, this New Year’s greeting would be on time. It would still be the evening … Continue reading

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IT’S DECEMBER? WHAT HAPPENED TO NOVEMBER?

I woke up this morning, with my back to a tree wond’ring how on earth my chin hairs had grown past my dimpled knees. The last thing I remember, someone cried out, “trick-or-treat!” Now it’s suddenly December? Are those gnomes … Continue reading

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