Category Archives: Inspirational

River Walk – Above the fog

Out of the shadow over the lake, the mountains stood in the light. And the fog shone like crystals where it gathered on the fir needles into glowing droplets. These imagesĀ are part of a series posted chronologically from one river … Continue reading

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River Walk – Mountains are Out

From the shore at the trail’s end, I could see across to the mountain (Mt. Si) where the sun still shined brightly on the top although the valley was in shadow. The mists played on its sides adding to the … Continue reading

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River Walk – Windfall

By the look of the wood on this stump, the tree went down recently. It was likely one of those that floated by my house swept up in rising waters. Its exciting to watch the parade of fallen trees and … Continue reading

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River Walk – Shooting the Rapids

When I arrived at the landing, down at the river’s edge, I had company. A couple kayakers were hanging back while their friend were forward, about to shoot the rapids that I’d passed downstream. Whenever the water’s high, you can … Continue reading

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River Walk – Engulfed

I could hear the white water rushing ahead. My favorite part of the river walk is the drop through the rocks and the refreshing sound of the mini waterfalls. The subtle colors and patterns in the cascades fascinate my eyes. … Continue reading

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River Walk – Flagging Flotsam

When I cleared the trees and arrived at the river, I had a moment of disappointment. The light was nearly gone from the place and the waters were blue and cold without highlights of the sun. But the rushing water … Continue reading

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