Passages

I am drawn to doors, portals, passages, openings allowing one to move between spaces, between dimensions. Inside to outside. Here to there. Incarceration to freedom. Land to sky. The portal feels appropriate for my wife leaves today for an extended trip. Advertisements

Three Red Giants

This looks like two giants having a secret conversation out of earshot of the third giant. What would they be discussing? The blue sky, the brisk weather, the people staring up at them and shooting pictures, the giant excluded from the conversation? It’s a conversation that has been going on for millennia. Does the third giant feel excluded?

Bryce View

Bryce Canyon is a beautiful badlands type area with pink and orange and white rock masses. To visit on a more intimate level, one must descend from the canyon rim into the land of gnarly rock monuments. Walking down into the canyon is a relatively easy task. Walking out is uphill and feels twice as far as…

Red Canyon

The approach to Bryce Canyon from the Northwest passes through Red Canyon. The rocks are a deep reddish orange. On this day the sky was cerulean and the clouds puffy white. Had we time, I would have liked to pull up a chair, sit beneath a tree, an watch the winds push the clouds across…

Purple Darts

These flowers remind me of throwing darts albeit on a much shorter scale than those found in pubs hurtling toward the dartboard. Here, the petals are the feathers that guide the dart with the cone being the actual dart shaft and tip. This was the only flower of this type I saw while wandering Zion…

Pink Fireworks

The array of flowers in Zion was startling to one such as I who had never been to a desert in bloom. I had seen stray flowers here and there but never in abundance. The stalk I imagined to be the trail of the firework as it traverses the sky with the blooms being the explosion…