Category Archives: Inspirational

After Dinner View

Sometimes old friends ask me how I can live outside the city? “Can you see this on your way home after going out to dinner?” I might reply. A stunning evening tonight. This was the view on opposite sides of … Continue reading

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Exciting Events and Best of All – Spring!

It’s finally warm out there, and I thought I’d share a bit of the beauty outside my office window… My LIKENESS Valley Reads event at North Bend Library is about a week away! (see prior post) And before that, there’s Wine&Words … Continue reading

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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 images 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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