We pass by beauty every day. Sometimes we are given the ability to see it; sometimes we have a camera in our hand when we do. For many years I tried to have a camera in my hand.


There are times, looking at a landscape, or a shape, or lighting from reflected sun on the underside of a leaf, when I feel transfixed. It is as if I sense a place I have been that is all beauty, perhaps someplace from my past, perhaps some place I am going to, but it is fleeting. As I age I am struck by beauty, but it is increasingly never enough.


Bright nature, if I do not see God
You are nothing to me but a vast tomb.   

               - Saint Thérèse of Lisieux


The world is a beautiful and tragic place

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Fiddled with Images

St Paul Swan
How does this keep happening?
It took over
Lost in Boston
Greetings My Little Friend
Peter loved painting plein air until
Cows on Ice
Where Brown Cows Come From
Stanze & Squirrel
They were everywhere
The Crane


Third week of August
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