killer whale week

This week I got my start date for my new job (July 5th), I finished my second semester—my first half—of my MFA program, and I saw killer whales in Yaquina Bay! . . . → Read More: killer whale week

herring

bufflehead black brant double-crested cormorant . . . → Read More: herring

tidepool immersion ~ between scattered showers

The sun came out and shined on the encrusting critters, the chitons decorated with barnacles and limpets, making the anemones look lit from within. . . . → Read More: tidepool immersion ~ between scattered showers

juneuary beaches

in which I share the photos I keep scrolling back through, from that one week in January. . . . → Read More: juneuary beaches

let your heart be light

Faithful friends who are dear to us Gather near to us once more. . . . → Read More: let your heart be light

tidepool immersion ~ brooding and homing

I was looking for something that holds embryos in her mouth like so many words bubbling up, tumbling down column to pedal disk, to lodge in a fold of flesh and incubate and grow and become. . . . → Read More: tidepool immersion ~ brooding and homing

~thankful thursday~ hope and home

At some point the next day I will remember that it doesn’t matter what the reading on the gratitude gauge says, what matters is showing up for it. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ hope and home

~thankful thursday~ everywhere and nowhere

I am grateful for hope, which appears in this moment not as a thing with feathers, but with fur. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ everywhere and nowhere

tidepool immersion ~ possibility

Rich took the day off for our wedding anniversary and we got to go tidepooling together. . . . → Read More: tidepool immersion ~ possibility

tidepool immersion~blue inside

On the farthest stretch, the crabs are less accustomed to having to hide from hikers, and they plop and tumble into tidepools, scuttle and skitter under eelgrass clumps. . . . → Read More: tidepool immersion~blue inside