I will let the pictures speak for me...wheat fields, rivers, birch trees, lakes, and mountains.
It has taken me 43 years to get there, but we finally made it to Yellowstone National Park. It is not really an easy place to get to, but the beauty of the place is beyond words. Much of it is one humongous caldera. It is unique and vast and inspiring. Here are a few [...]
Ever since I was a kid, I loved taking a swim in the backyard pool on a very warm summer night. The stars up above (where else would they be?), the water not too cold, not too hot...Goldilocks perfect. The night is quiet, peacefulness all around me. Just float around barely making the water ripple, [...]
"Hey, Dreamer...Dreamer...Hey, Dreamer?" "Oh Storyteller, Why did you wake me? I was in the middle of a wonderful dream." "I didn't wake you. You are still dreaming. Tell me something, in your dream, how old are you?" "Oh, uh, ...I was...uh...younger than I am now." "A child?" "Yes, I think I was... because I was dreaming of my [...]
Well, this just about sums up my feelings about so many things. Thank you Mark, again, you have so many amazing gifts...very inspiring to be part of your circle. https://soundcloud.com/mark-mayes-poems/idiot-at-the-wheel Idiot at the Wheel Who made the pot? said the idiot. I did, said the potter. I am the most respected potter in the region. [...]
Twenty weeks and 4 days ago, I brought home 8 chicks. I wiped their pasty butts. I sang songs to them. I built them a chicken palace. I bought the best organic food I could find and I planted a little garden for their viewing pleasure. Here is a photo of their garden area. [...]
Heading back home, Mount Shast is our traveling partner for 100 miles or so. I realized that most of my mountain photos were always with the hope of having a clear view of the peak of the mountain. Why is that? Maybe because mountains create a sense of awe for me that comes darn close [...]
Last full day in Bend, Oregon. We hiked around a beautiful place called Smith Rock State Park. Great place, lots of daring mountain climbers and scenic views. I think that dead tree is my favorite. Heading home tomorrow. Take care, Gary