Category Archives: The Daily Photo

January 20, 2017: “Yes, I Can Do This” – Notes of My PTSD Journey

A rather dramatic title but, nonetheless, apt for today’s post – the long, drawn out journey from when I left Vietnam  in 1968 to where I am today, a torturous 49 years later.  The journey from then to now is littered with casualties, … Continue reading

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December 27, 2016: Our Outside Solstice Tree

This year my wife wanted to do something outside for Solstice – a “tree” on the south side of the house, a tree that could be recreated each year, a tree that added brightness, cheer and warmth for those driving … Continue reading

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March 1, 2016: Symmetry

While I was photographing the bridge in the nearby pond a few days ago, my eyes kept being drawn, compelled even, to an old snag a short distance from the end of the bridge. I didn’t have a long enough … Continue reading

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February 22, 2016: An Afternoon View of a Pond in Late Winter

The weather has turned bright and sunny after a prolonged period of rain in our little spot of the universe on the western side of the Cascades.  Recently, a new rainfall record of 22.78 inches during the period from December … Continue reading

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February 12, 2016: A Walk in The Rain Amongst Moss and Lichen Laden Trees

Its’s been quite wet these past four months in our neck of the Pacific Northwest and I’m truly glad for the rain as it’s also snowing in the Cascades at the same time.  The more snow we have in the … Continue reading

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February 4, 2016: Frosted Forest in Glass

We had a mild freeze two mornings ago that left a coat of frost on most everything in the yard, including a round smokey colored glass outdoor table.  In the fall we take the umbrella down so if the wind … Continue reading

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January 24, 2016: Old Craggy Tree in Afternoon Sun

There is an ancient, craggy tree on Fort Lewis that we look at each time we drive towards the post.  Over time, the tree has grown in crazy directions and always rivets our attention.  One day in March 2014, the tree … Continue reading

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