Beach walks…

Monday, June 8th, 2009

“She who loves the beach” is the title of a picture by Suzy Toronto that hangs in my home office. It reminds me of the reason that I live just a few blocks away from the Atlantic. “Turn off the computer, Lyn”, it whispers, “and go for a walk on the beach.” When I heed […]

Man vs. Nature?

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

I do not consider myself to be an artist. If asked, I would say that I am a scientist, both by inclination and training. Nevertheless, as a child, I wrote poetry and short stories and have “played around” with photography off and on for most of my life. Since creativity is the essence of life, […]

A life filled with flowers…

Friday, March 20th, 2009

I have had a life-long love of flowers. They pull me to them as surely as if I were a bee seeking nectar. They feed my spirit. As a child, I wandered outdoors on my own seeking nature’s secrets. I picked wild flower bouquets and brought them home to my mother. I adorned myself with […]

Winter in two places

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Often, I need to remove myself from my technology-filled world and seek out the reality of nature. I discovered long ago that nature is best viewed at walking speed. When walking, we humans move naturally, under our own power; and our senses are fully tuned in to what we see, hear, and feel. That is […]

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