Category Archive: September

September 30, 2013

September morn We danced until the night Became a brand new day Two lovers playing scenes From some romantic play September morning Still can make me feel that way… – Neil Diamond  … Continue reading

September 29, 2013

Above me, wind does its best to blow leaves off the aspen tree… No use wind. All you succeed in doing is making music… – Bill Holm   FOCUS:  Nature The Colorado gold… Continue reading

September 28, 2013

All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks. – Gilbert K. Chesterton   FOCUS:  Architecture A few scenes from downtown Denver just… Continue reading

September 27, 2013

I was drinking in the surroundings: air so crisp you could snap it with your fingers and greens in every lush shade imaginable offset by autumnal flashes of red and yellow.” – Wendy… Continue reading

September 26, 2013

All motion is relative. Perhaps it is you who have moved away-by standing still.  – Robert E. Lee   FOCUS:  Photo Technique (Motion Blur) Being one who tends to favor tack-sharp images, I… Continue reading

September 25, 2013

The smell of good bread baking, like the sound of lightly flowing water, is indescribable in its evocation of innocence and delight… Breadmaking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance… Continue reading

September 24, 2013

I like dogs Big dogs Little dogs Fat dogs Doggy dogs Old dogs Puppy dogs I like dogs A dog that is barking over the hill A dog that is dreaming very still… Continue reading

September 23, 2013

Give a man a beer, he’ll drink for the day.  Teach a man to brew, he’ll be drunk the rest of his life. – Anonymous     FOCUS:  Still Life Earlier this year… Continue reading

September 22, 2013

Love one another and you will be happy.  It’s a simple and as difficult as that.  – Michael Leunig   FOCUS:  Still Life Yesterday we attended the wedding of our neighbors and dear… Continue reading

September 21, 2013

Trains tap into some deep American collective memory.  – Dana Frank   FOCUS:  Black & White What is it about trains that strike such a cord of nostalgia?  For as long as I… Continue reading

September 20, 2013

Homecoming means football, floats and fun…   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted (Digital Art) Homecoming Week at my son’s high school is full of fun activities.  There is a bonfire, pep rally, parade, football game… Continue reading

September 19, 2013

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson   FOCUS:  Nature Today brought the first real hint that… Continue reading

September 18, 2013

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.  – J.G. Holland   FOCUS:  Wildlife This morning, as I was returning home from taking my son to… Continue reading

September 17, 2013

I can see clearly now the rain has gone… – Johnny Nash   FOCUS:  Nature The weather today was beautiful, and the sky was so impossibly clear and blue that it almost seemed… Continue reading

September 16, 2013

…A new day will come.  And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer.  – Samwise Gamgee   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted After days and days of rain and disastrous flooding, the… Continue reading

September 15, 2013

Rain, rain, go away… FOCUS:  Life Unscripted And so it continues… a year’s worth of rain in less than a week.  Incredible.  

September 14, 2013

Something wicked this way comes… – Ray Bradbury   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted And the rain, storms and flooding continue…  

September 13, 2013

The water prevailed more and more upon the earth, so that all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens were covered. – Genesis   FOCUS:  Life Unscripted “A Flood of Biblical Proportions” “A… Continue reading

September 12, 2013

If everybody had an ocean Across the U.S.A. Then everybody’d be surfing Like Californ-I-A – Beach Boys FOCUS:  Travel On a walk this afternoon, I came across a pair of boys hiking down… Continue reading

September 11, 2013

“My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.”  – Rabindranath Tagore   FOCUS:  Travel At the beach… Continue reading

September 10, 2013

The setting sun burned the sky pink and orange in the same bright hues as surfers’ bathing suits… Sunsets did that here.  – Michael Connelly   FOCUS:  Nature Tonight the sun set over… Continue reading

September 9, 2013

Fifty shades of grey…   FOCUS:  Landscape I’m spending a few days visiting my mom on the coast of Southern California.  Although the point of the trip isn’t vacation per se, it is… Continue reading

September 8, 2013

I pick the prettiest part of the sky and I melt into the wing and then into the air, till I’m just soul on a sunbeam.  ~Richard Bach   FOCUS:  Travel I’m on… Continue reading

September 6, 2013

The beet is the ancient ancestor of the autumn moon, bearded, buried, all but fossilized… – Tom Robbins   FOCUS:  Food Today was one of those days when I had not a single… Continue reading

September 5, 2013

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  – ESPN   FOCUS:  Sports (Digital Art) Football season.  One of life’s simplest (albeit heart-stopping) pleasures.  GO BRONCOS!!! (Photo Credit:  The original photos for this art piece… Continue reading

September 4, 2013

Every run is a work of art, a drawing on each day’s canvas. Some runs are shouts and some runs are whispers. Some runs are eulogies and others celebrations. When you’re angry, a… Continue reading

September 3, 2013

The foliage has been losing its freshness through the month of August, and here and there a yellow leaf shows itself like the first gray hair amidst the locks of a beauty who… Continue reading

September 2, 2013

Spare rib anyone?  – Adam   FOCUS:  Food Ribs on the barbeque.  One of life’s simplest (and tastiest) pleasures…            

September 1, 2013

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so… Continue reading