Exodus 26:31 “You shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet material and fine twisted linen; it shall be made with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.” I do not mean to make light of the Book for I find the changing tapestries wrought by the setting sun fitting to carry anyContinue reading “EXODUS”
“It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.” ~ Dylan Thomas, A Child’s Christmas in Wales The earth rotates and the russets of late fall give way to white. And it is good.
A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King, But God be with the Clown— Who ponders this tremendous scene— This whole Experiment of Green— As if it were his own! Waiting for it all to melt away, somewhere in the dunes.
This is the Lake Michigan side of the tall dune that protects our home. You can see a glimpse of The Lake in the mid-ground, here she is thinking of icing up. In the distance is the dark blue cloud cover of the ever present Lake Effect Snow Machine.
Life, packed with obligation and delights, kept me from WP. I found a moment to get to the beach before the road was closed. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/serene/
The golden crocus reaches up To catch a sunbeam in her cup. ~ Walter Crane We had gale winds today and Lake Michigan was roaring on the other side of the dune but this was going on in our back yard. The grass and earth smell so sweet!
The Earth will spin on her axis and show her beautiful face to the sun in incremental glory. It is the mere beginning of Winter here. The horizon is new with snow. By the end of February it is likely icy mountains of snow will be formed out past the horizon covering all this seaContinue reading “A Blessed Solstice”
Exuberant adjective 1. effusively and almost uninhibitedly enthusiastic; lavishly abundant: an exuberant welcome for the hero. 2. abounding in vitality; extremely joyful and vigorous. 3. extremely good; overflowing; plentiful: exuberant health. 4. profuse in growth or production; luxuriant; superabundant: exuberant vegetation. And on this 13th day of December I am thankful for the English language and for fellow MuskegonitesContinue reading “Exuberant”
I spend a lot of time exploring lighthouses from decrepit to refurbished. I also am a volunteer keeper and on the board of a regional group that cares for four of our West Michigan lights. Lighthouse Keeping is ridiculously difficult work, from cleaning and upkeep to long days of greeting the public but the rewardsContinue reading “Moon Over St. George”
It has been an “El Nino” winter and as I post these old photos most of the ice is already off the Great Lakes. The contrast between the warmer ‘El Nino’ winter and a ‘normal’ winter are quite stark. These are from Valentine’s Day, 2012. They were shot in Grand Haven, Michigan, a very popularContinue reading “Mother Nature’s Carnival”