Category: Photography

To See You

I’m coming to see you. To see you. To be seen. So much of our lives we live under a diaphanous cloak of almost invisibility- even when purely angry our instincts are to walk away – well mine are. To keep our jobs. Or… Continue Reading “To See You”

Rescuing Wild Birds with Trees

. Sometimes I can’t even think of a title so I write what I am thinking. Which in itself is probably the most backwards sentence I have ever written. We are down to two cats now. Two old cats. Lulu and one of the… Continue Reading “Rescuing Wild Birds with Trees”

The Taste of Home

I was listening to the radio in the car the other day and at the end of the interview the interviewer posed a question. “What is the taste of home for you?” He said Hush Puppies were his taste of home. I thought hush… Continue Reading “The Taste of Home”

Little Hiccups along the Road

The family has been busy these last few weeks minding The Matriarch who had a fall. You know how these things are. But with a very determined and positive attitude she is well on the way to a complete recovery. But the first few… Continue Reading “Little Hiccups along the Road”

Change coming

‘Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of the old life and into the new! Wind in the Willows. I am sending this book out to my children. I need to read it again… Continue Reading “Change coming”

SLEEP IS FUNNY

I understand the biology but really sleep is so odd. Dark comes – we get tired. We all sleep at the same time even the birds even the animals. Our dogs. We all crawl into our safe corners and sleep. Except the nocturnal ones… Continue Reading “SLEEP IS FUNNY”

The Swamp

That is what they call our fields. The Swamp. When these acres performs the yields are magnificent but when the weather gets in the way this land ( rightly so) has a mind of its own. It is the lowest point for miles around… Continue Reading “The Swamp”

Title Here

You know the rule about titles – the first title I think of has to go in the Title Space. Well there you are! Title Here! Snort. ( I cannot write snort without thinking of Sheila – and thinking of Sheila always makes me… Continue Reading “Title Here”

The Damp

Although the flood waters have receded the ground is so wet that every morning the dew is heavy and the sun rises into misty wet air. The humidity is saturating. We have not had a full hot drying sunny day in weeks. The clouds… Continue Reading “The Damp”

Possibility Place

Yesterday I went to visit a friend who grows native plants and trees in Monee, Illinois. We met through discussions about bread when he began to buy janiesmill flour during the first Covid winter and our friendship took a major turn when he and… Continue Reading “Possibility Place”