Trivial Thoughts And Photo

During these dreary, rainy January days I have been searching for light and a photo to go with the song Blinded by the Light by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band.  The song reached number one back in February 1977 and while listening to this song while growing up, I had no idea the song was written…

Frosty – Fifty Word Story

The walkers strolled by and appeared to miss the natural artwork as eyes were cast toward the warmth of the sky and its kaleidoscope of colors. They failed to notice in pockets of cold isolation, the frosty spheres illuminating and reflecting  all of nature’s beauty in melting pools of light.

Light – Fifty Word Story

She had lost track of how much time had lapsed since the days spent watching the clock under office lights were traded for days gazing at the magical light of nature. The evening traffic and taillights were replaced with the mellow mood of dusk and pastel puddles of fading light.

A Light For Lost Souls – 50 Word Story

The grandmothers and mothers had always found a way for the light to guide the lost souls home.  The candles lit weekly at church with hope of a lost soul reaching salvation and lights left on throughout the house as darkness descended beckoning those without hope and nowhere to go. 

Shadow On The Moon

All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow. Leo Tolstoy (Anna Karenina)

Driven To Abstraction

Starting the day with a cup of coffee and the morning news during this presidential campaign has driven some to distraction and out of the house on cold autumn mornings.  Paddling the kayak toward the middle of the lake, the thoughts of the disappointing morning news and the blurred lines of reality drift away as…

Morning Light

It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Let Your Light Shine Down

Fly me in the sky Show me where to look Tell me what will I find Oh, Heaven Let Your Light Shine Down Collective Soul – Shine

Fading Light

In the fading light, Alexandria stood on the porch with her dog, Jasper, and waved to her son and daughter-in-law, who were the last to leave after the holiday weekend.  The grandchildren in the backseat missed the wave as they were already lost in games on their phones.  They remained on the porch until the…