“This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.” ~ John Muir
From my first weekend at the Jersey Shore. Stone Harbor and Avalon. It was brisk and quiet, but not without its surprises. Like this flock of migrating brant geese that stood at the water’s edge for a half hour before taking flight en masse. Then they were gone. And it was once again me, the beach and the ocean. Not a bad way to start the day. http://www.visitnj.org/
It was like watching the flickering flame of a camp fire. Every second brought something new, interesting and unexpected. It drew me in, and entertained me in the simplest way. Time passed unchecked. The ever-changing art show took place beside a dock in Skidegate on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia–an industrial ferry dock in fact. The reds and blacks are from a painted wooden railing that ran the length of the dock. It is a strangely appropriate palate, as Haida artwork… Read More
“Not a cloud in the sky” is an all too easy measure of perfect weather, especially if you’re at the beach. Double especially if you are on vacation, when just a drop of rain feels like a personal punishment from God. But the phrase is also just a catchy alternative for describing the plain, flat, static upper half of your world. What happens when those dreadful clouds roll in?