'homage to Vincent'

”How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.”  -Vincent Van Gogh

'homage to Vincent'

”How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.”  -Vincent Van Gogh

Sorghastrum nutans- Indian Grass
"Sink, O my soul, in this golden glory! Die, O my heart, in thy rapture-swoon! For the Autumn must come with its mournful story. And Love’s midsummer will fade too soon."  -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Sorghastrum nutans- Indian Grass

"Sink, O my soul, in this golden glory! Die, O my heart, in thy rapture-swoon! For the Autumn must come with its mournful story. And Love’s midsummer will fade too soon."  -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Salzburg
4.” If you are in a predicament, there will be a gate”.  -John Tarrant

Salzburg

4.” If you are in a predicament, there will be a gate”.  -John Tarrant

'the golden path'

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” - Wallace Stevens

'the golden path'

“The summer night is like a perfection of thought.” - Wallace Stevens

pink coneflower
“I see you standing there, with a mouthful of poems yet a head full of doubt. You are sharp yet softening, while needing to be split open, and poured out. So let go. All the things that you’ve carried, all the ways that you’ve drowned, all the beauty you’d forgotten, every flame burned out. There is strength in being seen.”   -Victoria Erickson 

pink coneflower

“I see you standing there, with a mouthful of poems yet a head full of doubt. You are sharp yet softening, while needing to be split open, and poured out. So let go. All the things that you’ve carried, all the ways that you’ve drowned, all the beauty you’d forgotten, every flame burned out. There is strength in being seen.”   -Victoria Erickson 

'verdent sanctuary'
"I know a green cathedral, a shadowed forest shrine, where leaves in love join hands above and arch your prayer and mine. Within its cool depths sacred, the priestly cedar sighs, and the fir and pine lift arms divine unto the pure blue skies."   -Gordon Johnstone, 1921

'verdent sanctuary'

"I know a green cathedral, a shadowed forest shrine, where leaves in love join hands above and arch your prayer and mine. Within its cool depths sacred, the priestly cedar sighs, and the fir and pine lift arms divine unto the pure blue skies."   -Gordon Johnstone, 1921

'morning on the Deschutes River’, Oregon
"I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I’ve been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you."   -Rufus Wainwright

'morning on the Deschutes River’, Oregon

"I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I’ve been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you."   -Rufus Wainwright

gray-headed coneflower (ratibida pinnata)
"Just living is not enough…One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”  -Hans Christian Andersen

gray-headed coneflower (ratibida pinnata)

"Just living is not enough…One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”  -Hans Christian Andersen

The McKenzie River, Oregon
"The Bee is not afraid of me. I know the Butterfly. The pretty people in the Woods receive me cordially -The Brooks laugh louder when I come -The Breezes madder play; Wherefore mine eye thy silver mists, Wherefore, Oh Summer’s Day?"   by Emily Dickinson

The McKenzie River, Oregon

"The Bee is not afraid of me. I know the Butterfly. The pretty people in the Woods receive me cordially -The Brooks laugh louder when I come -The Breezes madder play; Wherefore mine eye thy silver mists, Wherefore, Oh Summer’s Day?"   by Emily Dickinson

monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed
"With no-mind, blossoms invite the butterfly.  With no-mind, the butterfly visits the blossoms.  When the flower blooms, the butterfly comes. -  Ryōkan

monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed

"With no-mind, blossoms invite the butterfly.  With no-mind, the butterfly visits the blossoms.  When the flower blooms, the butterfly comes. -  Ryōkan