I caught a glimpse of the fading light The last bit of color from a fall’s delight The pale blue horizon and lackluster sky As the last lonely leaves fall before my eyes. What will I miss most of autumn’s retreat? Will it be the sound of crackling leaves beneath my feet? Or the whimsical tapestry of yellow, orange and red That will be left behind when the leaves are all dead. Will it be the sound […]
“Every day is a gift. That is why they call it the present” – unknown Every day is a gift waiting to be embraced. To rise to the morning sun To listen to a bird’s song To breathe in each breath with determination To never let go of hope and admiration Of what a beautiful world and life it can be As long as we do our best to follow our dreams.
I have never experienced utter peace and solitude until the moment I was above the clouds. To look down upon the earth, from my rocky perch of tranquility and see the endless whirls of pinkish-gold and white cotton candy clouds made me momentarily think of being in Heaven and taking in the view below. I sat there in awe and wonder, contemplating how it was possible for such surreal beauty to exist in a world full of so much […]
I saw this car in La Paz, Bolivia last fall and loved it. Sorry for the long absence on this blog. Time has been busy so I’ve been devoting more of it to my main blog thirdeyemom. I’ll try to keep this one updated with interesting shots from around the world.
I saw this man sitting outside the giant red doors of a gorgeous church and couldn’t resist taking his photo. I enjoyed the shadows of the fading sun cast against the giant red door. This post was inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadowed. To view more entries click here.
Above is the view after reaching Nepal’s Thorung La pass, the highest point at 17,770 feet (5,416 meters) in elevation on the Annapurna hiking circuit which I did four years ago. It is also the site of one of the worst avalanches in Nepal’s history killing dozens of trekkers and porters. It is heartbreaking. Related posts: Related: Surprise Blizzard, Avalanches Kill Hikers in Himalaya Mountains The Gates of Hell via thirdeyemom On top of the World at Nepal’s Thorung-La […]