Sunlight through the trees (Haiku)

Aspen leaves turning green giving way to yellow sunlight filters through Komorebi is a Japanese word to describe the effect of sunlight streaming through the leaves.

Spring (poem)

Spring arrives in bits and pieces fits and starts one step forward, two steps back like a Chacha. Temperatures soar for a day or three then dive down like a bird of prey But then, little by little, all of the pieces come together! The scent of lilacs The sound of frogs and hummingbirds TheContinue reading “Spring (poem)”

Best of 2017

Thinking about 2017, I’ve read so many best of lists – books, movies, cupcakes. I decided to choose best photo memories of my year. Wishing everyone a 2018 full of good memories. January: full moon through the trees February: First run of the day skiing with the sun and moon in full view. March: LenticularContinue reading “Best of 2017”

Aspens: beauty and science

Aspen trees play exquisite music in the wind. The sound of their leaves is magical from spring to fall. Called “quaking aspens” as their sound in the forest is unlike that of any other tree. Aspens are the autumn showstoppers in Colorado. Their magnificent yellow leaves are the reason Long lines of cars drive alongContinue reading “Aspens: beauty and science”

Switzerland Trail with the hiking honeys

When you are lucky enough to live at 8000 feet, just east of the continental divide, and are gifted with a perfect fall day for a hike, you stop to admire the beauty of nature. The juxtaposition of a bluebird sky and green-turning-to-golden aspens is not to be missed. Today is Rosh Hashanah, the JewishContinue reading “Switzerland Trail with the hiking honeys”

Aspens in spring 

The aspens have been quietly waiting for spring to return. Waiting for their time to recapture our attention. After mourning the shedding of their fall foliage in October, we are now graced with another season of beauty. All winter, they allowed the pines center stage. And now, another lovely sign of spring; their light greenContinue reading “Aspens in spring “