Category Archives: Sunday Stills

Creepy Crawlies: Praying and Preying

I like finding a praying mantis in my garden – such composure, elegance, even cuteness. Just look at that dainty, triangular face and those huge composite eyes. This one climbed up a solar panel (can you see one of its … Continue reading

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Woman In Red

This young woman in her shimmering red summer dress caught my eye. She was waiting outside a restaurant looking out on the lake, probably waiting for whoever was neglectful enough to leave her waiting. It does not make a good … Continue reading

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Yearning for Green

The snow storm du jour has been depositing a dry, powdery snow since morning and is not expected to stop anytime soon.  The color green is entirely absent from the landscape except for the hunter green of my Subaru (topped … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Cold as Ice

Here is the poem again, if you cannot read it on a small screen: Bare Bones Frozen night slides into hazy blues. Trees and grasses holding in standing firm. Stiff outer armor Soft dreaming inward Waiting knowing waiting Bare bones … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: The Long and Winding Road

This long and (partly) winding road represents to me the year 2014 as it is coming to an end. A first snow covered our mountains for a few days before spring-like temperatures melted most of it in two days. For … Continue reading

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