Photos of First Ice of the Fall

Photos of First Ice of the Fall

Photos of First Ice of the Fall

I preach mindfulness, abstraction, and exchanging things for thoughts. This post is me modeling all three, seeing “sermons in stone and good in everything.”

I’m still walking the same ground at Huntington, but the temperature has changed, and so has the view. These compositions were naturally occurring, just waiting in puddles and ponds to be noticed and savored. Beauty and joy are not temporal, but sometimes their expressions are. All the more reason to pay attention and embrace every indication of them, right here in the precious now.


I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.


  1. John gregory 10 months ago

    Stay warm and love on yourself today!

  2. Gillian Smith 10 months ago

    Beautiful! Nature’s stained glass …… thank you so much!

  3. Sue Krevitt 10 months ago

    Ah….Mind’s microscope!

    You use an iPhone…10? 8a?


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      Polly Castor 10 months ago


  4. These are gorgeous, Polly- the turning of a season, with lovely patterning- thank you for seeing and sharing God’s handiwork. xo Ruth

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