Travel Theme: Grasses, with a verse!

The grass was always greener On the other side of the pond Thus I was always keener To break free from the bond That had me to my land tied The land that gave me nurture But my eyes looked in directions wide Through hope’s narrow aperture And saw that the land across the oceanContinue reading “Travel Theme: Grasses, with a verse!”

Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Red

Red protects itself. No colour is as territorial. It stakes a claim, is on the alert against the spectrum. -Derek Jarman The Hotel with Red Walls, San Diego, CA Red sculpture at the “Art of the Brick” exhibit, Philadelphia Red floral arrangement in the form of a scorpion Tulips in various shades of red- LongwoodContinue reading “Sunday Stills, the next challenge: Red”

Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Older Than 50 Years

While I could potentially use pictures of my house (built in the 1950s) or those of buildings built in the BC era, 1000 AD, 1500-1900 AD, I decided to pick out some more recent ones….Horton Grand Hotel, San Diego, built 1886, renovated 1912 Dining room of a Victorian home in the 18th century, Annapolis, MDContinue reading “Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Older Than 50 Years”

Travel theme: Land meets Water

My spirit as vast as the ocean Meets the land of matter Dreams arise from this collision At this juncture and scatter My fantasies, fluid as the waves Meet reality on firm ground Opening new vistas that my heart craves New visions that astonish and astound. Where the Adriatic meets land-Venice, Italy The Pacific Coast-atContinue reading “Travel theme: Land meets Water”