in the calm

a swath of sky opens between bands of earth. there is space below, as well as above.     St. Mary’s County, Maryland November 3rd, 2018

the meeting

There is this great softness when I slow down and see. entering the body and the world in the same breath. the whole thing a dance, all parts moving together, shifting, gliding, in open focus. my weight pours into earth, as an egret in the river, moving through that steady open surface and the dark … More the meeting


I revel in the field with its thickets of weeds outside my door I crave their unruly abundance. To see that which happens of itself truly happen of itself is a relief. We don’t have to keep the whole world going. St. Mary’s County, Maryland October 2018


  green green, life green, sap green, breath green   I have been released from the dryness of a land without water. I am parched for this abundance – this dazzling upswell of cells upon cells all thirsting for life. Gladly, we rush forth and drink in it’s pleasure. Eastern deciduous forest Oregon Ridge Park, Maryland Photographs taken … More upswell

Owens River

Owens River, eastern Sierra Nevada, March 31, 2018 There is an invisible hand sweeping its fingers through the long grasses in just the loving way my fingers sweep through my love’s hair at night. The waters ripple under the gaze of the long-watching mountains. Everything has a place. Home is real, and never far away. … More Owens River