In The Distance

In The Distance

“let it go – the smashed word broken open vow or the oath cracked length wise – let it go it was sworn to go let them go – the truthful liars and the false fair friends and the boths and neithers – you must let them go they were born to go let all go – the big small...
White Sands Morning

White Sands Morning

One of my favorite things to do when I lived in New Mexico was to go winter camping in White Sands National Monument. The drive from my home outside Santa Fe took around four hours. The journey, via highways 285 and 54, takes you through some small New Mexico towns...
California Wetlands

California Wetlands

Wetlands north and west of Sacramento cover tens of thousands of acres. Although most of these wetlands have disappeared over the 20th century, much remains. They are home to thousands of birds including snow geese, egrets, herons, sandhill cranes, curlews, ibis and...
Sun Splash

Sun Splash

It was a short, but steep and slippery hike down to this Oregon beach after a rainy night. On this morning I was rewarded with a glory of sunbeams bursting through trees and fog. When I see a sight like this, I remember that the most powerful images document the...
Rialto Beach, Washington

Rialto Beach, Washington

A beautiful beach on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, Rialto offers a great variety of sights and sounds.  A broad beach at low tide encourages a long hike, with possible sightings of sea lions, grey whales, a pod of orcas, or sea otters playing in the surf...