Sea Legs

Sea Legs

Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California   When I arrived at the pier, the sun was just about to break over the horizon. A golden glow filled the eastern sky. Within minutes, the sun crested the hill, casting the sailboats into silhouettes. Seagulls floated...
Face of Resignation

Face of Resignation

I received some good news. First, the California Writers Club selected two of my photos for an ekphrastic coffee table book titled Visions and Verse. The CWC is the mother organization for writing groups throughout California. Then, a few days ago, I received another...
Vernal Light

Vernal Light

Euterpe Farms, Ventura River Basin, Ojai, California   Here comes the first day of Spring. I can already feel it in the air and see it in the trees and plants, flowers pushing up from the raw ground, new green appearing on the limbs of ancient oak trees, the...
Untouched Inherence  

Untouched Inherence  

Asilomar State Beach, Monterey, California A mosaic of sound filled the beach, sharp in detail, a soft breeze through the rocky shore, sea birds casting sparks of brightness, and the indefinable endless hush that seemed to glue it all together. Overwhelm washed over...
Pelican Dance

Pelican Dance

Venice Beach, California   With the touch of dawn in a cloud-packed sky, I made the trek to the Venice pier. The homeless were beginning to steer, sitting blurry-eyed and wrapped up like children in their favorite blankets. My “Good morning” wishes seemed to...