Discovering the Beauty of New Jersey

Mention “New Jersey” to most people and images of the turnpike, traffic, pollution, and the cast of Jersey Shore come to mind. Though I am not a New Jersey native, I have grown to love my adopted state and have been surprised time and time again by its little-known and oft uncelebrated beauty.   The Great…


Monday Morning Promises

The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hillside’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn; God’s in His heaven – All’s right with the world! ~Robert Browning This is a response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold.


Wind Among the Reeds

“Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly…