Monday, December 31, 2012

December 31, 2012


Seagull on ramp, waves
covering his orange feet.
And the rain comes down.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

December 30, 2012


Rushing from one place
to another, searching for
something. Then go home.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Friday, December 28, 2012

Thursday, December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012


The crush of people
searching for great deals and steals.
Boxing Day shopping.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Monday, December 24, 2012

Sunday, December 23, 2012

December 23, 2012


Pines covered in snow
line the high hill by the house.
They look like Christmas.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Monday, December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012


Planting spring bulbs in
pots outside my door while the
rain pelts down on me.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

December 16, 2012


The wind lashes on
the trees and they scrape windows.
I curl up with tea.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

December 14, 2012


Holiday parties,
it’s good to see old friends and
make new ones. Christmas.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Saturday, December 08, 2012

December 8, 2012


Chill air greets me as
I walk out my back door, wrap
my wool coat tighter.

Friday, December 07, 2012

December 7, 2012


Seagulls playing in
the brisk wind by the ocean.
They sail high upwards.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

December 6, 2012


River otter eats
crab while seagulls squawk at him.
But he doesn't care.

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

December 5, 2012


Pebbles thrown up from
the ocean’s depths wait for waves
to carry them back.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Monday, December 03, 2012

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012

November 30, 2012


Driftwood piled up on the
abandoned beach, silence, peace.
Waves slide in and out.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012


White caps take the beach
from you and me, but leave it
for the birds and fish.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

November 28, 2012


The beach is quiet,
except for crunch of gravel
under crows’ small feet.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

November 24, 2012


Busy folks shopping.
Parking lots crammed with cars, trucks.
It’s close to Christmas.

Friday, November 23, 2012

November 23, 2012


Aftermath of storm
leaves beach strewn with rocks and logs.
But dogs can play now.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Sunday, November 18, 2012

November 18, 2012


Sea ducks swim towards
the shore, then they turn and take
flight in a V shape.


Saturday, November 17, 2012

November 17, 2012


Busy streets filled with
bustling shoppers and parade
onlookers, Christmas.

Friday, November 16, 2012

November 16, 2012


Sunlight bursts through clouds,
lighting the ocean, mountains.
I relish the light.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

November 15, 2012


Old logs wash up on
the beach filled with cast off things.
Wind carries my breath.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

November 14, 2012


Dew on the long grass
with sunlight sparkling, beauty.
I walk by and smile.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

November 12, 2012


Christmas cactus with
bright blooms, abundant, early.
Red and pink flowers.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Friday, November 09, 2012

November 9, 2012


White orchid with its
cascading blooms tinged with pink.
It lights up the room.

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

November 7, 2012


Dark clouds over the
ocean, but then the sun shines
as I walk and breath.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

November 6, 2012


Seal rolling in the
calm seas off of Cattle Point.
Scaring up breakfast.

Monday, November 05, 2012

November 5, 2012


Heron annoyed by
battling seagulls and seaducks.
When will I catch lunch?

Sunday, November 04, 2012

November 4, 2012


Waves clash together,
while the sun tries to peak through
thick clouds in the sky.

Saturday, November 03, 2012

November 3, 2012


Trimming the pots to
ready them for the hot kiln.
Then I will glaze them.

Friday, November 02, 2012

November 2, 2012


Pale sunlight on sea,
barely visible through fog.
Seagulls, fog horns, waves.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

October 31, 2012


Fog banks won’t reveal
the mountain vistas I miss.
The rain continues.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012

October 29, 2012


Bird hopping through bush,
camouflaged by spots and brown.
Little beating heart.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

October 28, 2012


Out of my comfort
zone, wandering aisles, strange store.
Looking for something.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

October 22, 2012


Rising above the
strait, the sea, majestic Mt.
Baker, white, snow capped.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012

October 20, 2012


Choosing the colours
that I will glaze with today.
Painting and dipping.

Friday, October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012


Dark clouds crowd the sky,
making me dress in layers.
But it does not rain.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012


After the wind storm,
conkers on the ground reveal
their shiny chestnuts.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012

October 15, 2012


Blazing red trees line
the boulevards and the streets.
Autumn has arrived.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

October 14, 2012


Rain pounding the parched
earth, pelting at my window.
Oh what a drab day.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012

October 11, 2012


Crows dropping nuts on
the road and checking their work.
Then they fly away.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

October 9, 2012


Bending in strange ways,
who knew I could do this pose.
Morning yoga fun.

Monday, October 08, 2012

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Friday, October 05, 2012

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

October 3, 2012


Hawk circling high up
above me, searching, scouring,
the ground for his lunch.

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Monday, October 01, 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012

September 30, 2012


Running by the dew
soaked grass, seeing my breath in
the crisp autumn air.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012


Mount Baker shrouded
by clouds, in the distance, lost.
But I know it’s there.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

September 18, 2012


Early morning I
see otters, birds, deer, and seals.
Wildlife rules my walks.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

September 15, 2012


Pink, orange sky, calm,
blue sea. An Impressionist’s
dream. I gaze in awe.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Thursday, September 13, 2012

September 13, 2012


As the leaves commence
their change in colour, falling,
I stroll by the sea.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

September 11, 2012


Love is knowing that
you don’t want to get up from
snuggling in your bed.

Monday, September 10, 2012

September 10, 2012


Oh what fierce brambles
guard your sweetness, blackberries.
But you are worth it.

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Saturday, September 08, 2012

September 8, 2012


Bird songs pervasive,
pleasing, through the sweet, warm air.
I listen in awe.

Friday, September 07, 2012

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

September 4, 2012


Two fawns, munching on
the golf course greens, stare at me.
Wide eyes, innocence.

Monday, September 03, 2012

September 3, 2012


Mist rolling in from
the sea, hiding islands, boats.
A lone crow flies by.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

September 2, 2012


Whirling through the air
on a ride at the fair. Fun,
bright colours around.

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012

August 30, 2012


Fawns crossing the street
gingerly, after their mom.
Each day they grow more.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

August 29, 2012


Sweet strawberries from
the garden, warmed by the sun.
Hoping for more soon.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Monday, August 27, 2012

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Saturday, August 25, 2012

August 25, 2012


Crows on the beach call
out to crows in high treetops.
In bush small birds hide.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Thursday, August 23, 2012

August 23, 2012


Winds blow off the sea
bringing new smells and fun for
birds, seagulls and crows.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

August 22, 2012


Swallows dart from hedge
to air with loud bursts of songs.
I wonder at them.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Monday, August 20, 2012

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Saturday, August 18, 2012

August 18, 2012


A bright sunny day
blighted by clouds and cold wind.
It’s not a beach day.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012

August 16, 2012


Cat with paw outstretched
cleans between his toes, back, tail.
Then he stares at me.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

August 14, 2012


Triplet fawns growing
by the week, learning from mom.
Big eyes, big ears, spots.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Sunday, August 12, 2012

August 12, 2012


Doe with spotted twins
steps forward to shield them. But
I mean you no harm.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Friday, August 10, 2012

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

August 8, 2012


Heron and crow watch
the grey skies, grey water, waves.
The rain falls on us.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Monday, August 06, 2012

August 6, 2012


Mother duck, with her
ducklings all in a row fast
to follow downstream.

Sunday, August 05, 2012

August 5, 2012


Pack of three wolves howl
together, as one. First one,
then all, then none. Peace.

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Friday, August 03, 2012

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

August 1, 2012


First dragonfly of
the season flits by me quick.
Bright glimmering blue.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012

July 29, 2012


Sleeping cat doesn’t
know that I’m watching him doze.
Does he dream of fish?

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012


Sunny summer day,
feel not a care in the world.
Strolling in the warmth.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

July 26, 2012


Fresh lettuce from the
garden, so tender, tasty.
Hoping for more soon.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012


Sunlight hits the leaves
of the Aloe vera plant.
Bright green and growing.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012


Wind whistling outside
my window, rain, sun, blue skies.
What will the day bring?

Sunday, July 22, 2012

July 22, 2012


Misty rain dewing
on the links along the sea.
Grey skies don’t deter.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012


Bird conversations
in trees, loud, above my head.
What are they saying?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

July 18, 2012


Strawberry finches
chase coy mates around the golf
course and down Beach Drive.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 17, 2012


Little birdies lead
me down the path flying in
front then hiding, gone.

Monday, July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012


Droplets on my car
streaming away with speed, wind.
Sunlight coming down.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012

July 14, 2012


Thunder scares cat and
he snuggles against me, mute.
Sheet lightning outside.

Friday, July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012


Crashing thunder storm
draws me out of my dreams fast.
Then the rain comes down.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

July 12, 2012


What a beautiful day
to wear bright tangerine clothes.
The warm sun shines down.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012


Small crow feather flies
in the light wind of today.
Glimmering black-blue.

Monday, July 09, 2012

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Saturday, July 07, 2012

July 7, 2012


Canada geese call
in the silence of morning.
The sun shines through haze.

Friday, July 06, 2012

July 6, 2012


Sunlight glancing off
of McNeill Bay while birds bob.
Ocean waves come in.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

July 5, 2012


Heron glides over
seaweed covered rocks, searching.
Soon he will find fish.

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

July 4, 2012


Robin hopping through
wet grass in search of breakfast.
He will find morsels.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Monday, July 02, 2012

July 2, 2012


Grey skies in my view,
making me think of autumn.
When will summer start?


Sunday, July 01, 2012

July 1, 2012


Tide out so far now
exposing treacherous rocks.
But shallows are calm.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

June 30, 2012


Pine trees drooping with
fresh fallen rain, sparkling bright.
Small pine cones growing.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012

June 28, 2012


Campanula blooms
glowing blue against their green.
Lighting up my day.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

June 26, 2012


Bleeding heart plant fades,
giving way to lily blooms.
Spring turns to summer.

Monday, June 25, 2012

June 25, 2012


Cat gets up last from
the warm, snug bed, yawning wide.
Then he finds new bed.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012


Dark clouds brew over
the bay, as I’m walking by.
The wind whips my hair.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012


Spring gives way, summer
arrives with brand new flowers.
My spring flowers fade.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012


Hydrangea with
Lacecap white flowers in shade.
Summer sun shines down.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

June 19, 2012


Strawberry finch flies
away from me for safety.
Then he chirps and sings.

Monday, June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012


Squawking seagulls on
the roof of a house by sea.
Crows across the street.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012

June 16, 2012


Bright azalea
with sweet scent wafting along.
I pause to smell, breathe.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

June 14, 2012


River otter in
the sea, hunting, frolicking.
Waves crash to the shore.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

June 13, 2012


Happy pansies bloom
in old teapots draping down.
Looks like they’re smiling.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

June 12, 2012


Chestnut tree with small
chestnuts growing in the sun.
Nearby a bird sings.

Monday, June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012


Chill morning air drifts
down the street towards our home.
Wind smells like the sea.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Saturday, June 09, 2012

June 9, 2012


Sunlight on wild rose
teasing out scent of beauty.
But under are thorns.

Friday, June 08, 2012

June 8, 2012


Bird songs drift through the
open window, reminding
me of spring, nesting.

Thursday, June 07, 2012

June 7, 2012


The rain brings with it
lush green growth and bright flowers.
But I long for sun.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

June 5, 2012


I sleep until cat
wakes me up in the night. Why?
For more food or pets?

Monday, June 04, 2012

Sunday, June 03, 2012

June 3, 2012


More clouds in the sky,
making this not look like June.
When will the sun come?

Saturday, June 02, 2012

Friday, June 01, 2012

June 1, 2012


A new month arrives
fresh with growth, green, and moisture.
Rainy June the first.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012


Liquid sunshine falls
outside my window, heavy.
The month ends in rain.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012


Month drawing to close,
all ready for the summer.
Waiting for the sun.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012


Angry robin twirps
at swooping crow, nearby tree.
Leave my nest alone.

Monday, May 28, 2012

May 28, 2012


Hungry tummy waits
for morning meal, grumbling loud.
Soon will be sated.


Sunday, May 27, 2012

Saturday, May 26, 2012

May 26, 2012


Trying to get done
all of the pots I’ve spun, rush.
Weary at the end.

Friday, May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012


Fierce, hunting cat with
peacock feather in paws, mouth.
Little clicking noise.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012


Meowing cat makes me
wonder what he wants, needs, likes.
Then he walks away.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012


Wet wisteria,
drooping with rain drops falling.
Sweet scent drifting in.

May 20, 2012


Strolling down the beach,
picking up and inspecting
shells and rocks, beauty.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Friday, May 18, 2012

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