simply irresistible

280/365: pink clouds over Crex Meadows

blog101115_sunset over CREX

Photographs of sunsets are certainly ubiquitous. But, sometimes, the sight is so unbelievably beautiful, I can’t resist. True, there were sandhill cranes clucking all around, but in this one moment, the swirly pink clouds had me spellbound.

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just another sunset…

A spectacular sunset on a rare evening boat ride. Water and sky meeting in benevolent flames.

The world is just dripping with jaw-dropping wonder.

#extraordinaryeveryday

blog080315_sunset211/365: sunset, reeds, and ripples

03.15.13 afterglow

…smile because it happened.

 – for Jim

blog031513_sunset74/365: sunset

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” is variously attributed to Dr. Seuss and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

As we say good bye to Brad’s uncle Jim today we celebrate because he happened.

sunshine on the water

This is my favorite kind of image – something mundane turned mesmerizing through the lens and the mind’s eye. It has all kinds of beautiful suggestion and also works on a totally abstract level. I keep thinking that it looks like amber in a re-animated, liquid form. And I imagine all those imprioned insects stretching and wriggling their legs after so many petrified eons…

sunshine on the water (looks so lovely, sunshine almost always gets me high)