Pocket of Joy: The view from my porch in the golden hour

“Grief makes you feel like you’re going crazy,” or so says the author of a blog post on the website whatsyourgrief.com. And the added stress of helping care for an elderly parent, mixed with grief over losing one’s spouse, can amplify the craziness. So I need my “pockets of joy,” like this soft-focus view from…

From where I sit: March 26, 2020

I haven’t been taking many photos lately. We’ve only had about 4 days without rain since Christmas (that’s only a slight exaggeration). It’s been the wettest and mildest winter here on record. But this afternoon we had some sun, and I walked around a bit…

Festival of Leaves, 2019 – Week 9 – Color on Yonah Mountain

We have what is called a seasonal view of Yonah Mountain here, meaning we can’t see it at all during the summer, but it’s lovely in the autumn and winter. I took these photos in the late afternoon today from just outside our front door. Again this autumn, Dawn at The Day After is hosting the weekly Festival…

Yonah Mountain in the Golden Hour

From the front porch, we have a seasonal view of Yonah Mountain.  For the 18 years we have lived here we have looked out to see the mountain only in winter, but never have I seen it as it was at day’s end a couple of weeks ago, bathed in golden sunlight that intensified before…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

Layers of hills, captured just as the leaves began to change…   For more interpretations of this WordPress photo challenge, see http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/11/15/weekly-photo-challenge-layers/