Weekly Writing Challenge: Haiku

Through a window Bedroom The storm in its rage leaves behind a single leaf plastered to the screen.   Stairway The setting sun’s rays bathe a bush in golden light in my neighbor’s yard. Pantry The full moon’s bright light Illuminates tree branches. Leaves sparkle and dance. Dining room Dry garden remnants remind me of […]

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Peru Journal: Taquile Island

July 4, 2008 (continued) Our next destination on Lake Titicaca was Taquile Island. We got there by motorboat, after our visit to the Uros Islands. Taquile is quite a contrast to Uros – first of all, it’s a real island, not floating, and it is quite rocky and steep. The people on Taquile speak Quechua, […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: layers

I see layers in a variety of things, most obviously in nature. Such as layers of land, clouds, and layers of color in the sky: Sunset at Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii Under the ground there are also layers, creating by eons of water dripping in caves to create interesting effects: Natural Bridge Caverns, near […]

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