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Storm

A bad dream woke me this morning. In it, you announced, without your “hey there” kind warmth, “We need to talk.” My fear froze me, and my pounding heart held me still in a place I never want to be, … Continue reading

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Glorious Hope

The sun still rose on the day he and I had to say goodbye, confusing me. She must not have seen the painful storm raging in my heart, or she would have hidden her shining face behind blistery, broken-hearted clouds. … Continue reading

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Witness

I would ache if a day slipped into night without notice. So here I stand at the ready, hoping I am prepared enough to bear witness for whatever, if anything, appears. Always, almost always, I am delighted by the sky’s … Continue reading

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The Magic is Gone

my breath catches behind the rising lump in my throat choking off all my best words, leaving them stuck and flailing for air. I am helpless to do anything but blurt and stammer and spit out the few that remain. … Continue reading

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Sublime

Sublime transports the night time on criss-cross clouds, to a pastel platform of peachy pink, suspending time for just a moment to gather the sun and leave darkness where I stand waiting, anticipating it’s serenely blushing arrival, both of us … Continue reading

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Leaving Limbo

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I Think You Knew

There you were, a curious spirit standing apart from the others, watching me. When I noticed you, you came towards me immediately, bright eyes shining with hope. We’d only just met, yet you chanced getting closer, wanting to catch my … Continue reading

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The Same Sky

You are alive, growing, a leaf, a branch, a ring at a time, stubbornly rooted in an earth of your choosing. I see now that I was but a colorful streak of dusk-time fun splaying and twisting through the same … Continue reading

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On A Wing And A Dare

I cried out to the sky one beautiful eve how do I get from this heavy moment to the one where I’ve made my dreams true, when so much debris is piled on my path? The sky sighed, oh dear, … Continue reading

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Staying Still In Front Of A Hill

I am staying still in the dark silence, alone, looking at nothing but an up hill, covered by an empty sky. After so much disappointment, I am not sure I believe anymore what I’ve always believed; that what matters, what’s … Continue reading

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Such a quandary; when to stay put and sit in peace to wait, and when to leave, because too much reasonable time has passed. It is my single greatest challenge, especially when it’s something my heart cares deeply about. Is … Continue reading

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Lightning Bolt Reminder

There I was, on my back deck last night, commenting to the sky about the lack of a visible moonrise… okay fine… I’ll admit, I was complaining … and while I was at it, I’d brought up and was swirling … Continue reading

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Light

One light came on, as another faded. As life turned out, there was no reason to fear the dark. ~ cj 2014.05.08

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Finding My Way In The Dark

Finding my way in the dark… Such an appropriate metaphor for me right now. This photo is a single long exposure of the Blood Moon total lunar eclipse on 2014.04.15. To do this, I put my camera on the manual … Continue reading

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Giving Me Permission

I take photos of things other than the sky; I do! But for now, I like taking sky photos best. So I let myself take them, as much as I want, whenever I want. It is my gift to me, … Continue reading

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Dirty Girls

I absolutely loved watching this scene play out Saturday morning at a restaurant where I was eating breakfast and talking with one of my best friends. (Pictures at the bottom) These two little girls were in a play area outside … Continue reading

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The Best Ever!

Nearly every day, often more than once, I stand outside with my camera pointed at the sky. I’m taking photos of everything I possibly can. Sometimes there’s so much beauty, I need two cameras! And at least once every time, … Continue reading

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Sincerely

Blown away by the moment this breeze blew through. ~ cj 2014.02.02 (photo taken on 2014.01.31)

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Color Blind

I spent a little time last year with a friend who was colorblind. “That’s a sad affliction”, I’d think, while I was photographing a gorgeous cloudless sky. “I hate that he’s missing out on the beautiful colors of this”, I’d … Continue reading

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My Man In The Moon

What I felt when I took this photo is still with me when I look at it now. First thing in the morning, the sun was rising while the full moon was setting. The sunrise was beautiful to be sure, … Continue reading

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Magnetically Drawn To Sharing

I am finding myself magnetically drawn to sharing pictures I took on Saturday evening of the two accidents I was trapped by, for an hour, on I-10. I want to share my thoughts on this magnetic, somewhat morbid, urge, although … Continue reading

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Blossoming Into Themselves

All this unique beauty in these flowers, growing in the wild, blooming in the woods. If I hadn’t come by, it’s likely as not, no one would have noticed them. If I hadn’t been watching, who would have taken their … Continue reading

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