Archive for July, 2015

  • artist journal watercolors, California National Park watercolors

    Watercolors in my Artist’s Journal of California

    By on July 31, 2015

    I have been enjoying my new watercolor kit that is easy to hike with. Here are what I did...

  • Lassen at sunset

    Lassen at Sunset

    By on July 30, 2015

    Lassen National Park is lovely at sunset with light that changes quickly. Above, you can see Mount Lassen reflected...

  • Plein Air Painting in the California National Parks

    Plein Air Oli Paintings Done in California

    By on July 29, 2015

    I have loved painting outside on location in the California National Parks. These works are small, but were...

  • Photos of Lassen Volcanic National Park

    In Lassen Volcanic National Park

    By on July 28, 2015

    We loved Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California. Not very heavily visited, it is a hidden jewel of...

  • sacramental moment

    Short New Poem: Sacramental Moment

    By on July 27, 2015

    I am brimming with awe and gratitude for reciprocal connection experienced and realized this communion Sunday.

  • green parrot

    A Parrot on Her Shoulder

    By on July 26, 2015

    On the street a woman was walking along with her pet parrot and shared her for a while with...

  • Black & White Photographs

    Recent Black and White Photographs

    By on July 25, 2015

    Here are the black and white photos I've taken recently...

  • Camp Food

    By on July 24, 2015

    We have mostly been featuring hearty breakfasts, having made muesli and bird seed bars before we came, and supplementing...

  • Naturalist’s Quotes

    By on July 23, 2015

    I liked these quotes in the Visitor's Center at Sequoia National Park...

  • high Sierra Trail photos

    The High Sierra Trail to Eagle’s View

    By on July 22, 2015

    The High Sierra Trail is a wonderful trail. I don't know why more people don't do it here in...

  • Crystal cave photos

    Crystal Cave

    By on July 21, 2015

    We enjoyed a tour of Crystal Cave in Sequoia National Park. It is different than the caves we have...

  • Sequoia National Park photos

    In Sequoia National Park

    By on July 20, 2015

    We enjoyed Sequoia National Park very much. We visited the most massive tree in the world– General Sherman –which...