Category Archives: Beauty

Sunset and Silhouettes

Two of my favorite things are sunsets and silhouettes of trees. The image above is the visual treat that greeted me at the end of my book event at Loma Prieta last weekend. It was a wonderful way to end … Continue reading

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Last Dance

A few autumns ago I was reminded of two lovers dancing when experiencing two dazzling falling leaves gracefully swirling around each other in a soft breeze as they reluctantly but inexorably completed their journey to the soil from whence they came: … Continue reading

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Gratitude Comes Naturally

    I believe there is great wisdom in delighting in the blessings all around us. Gratitude comes naturally when we see with the eyes of a young child and experience with an open heart all the miracles of our … Continue reading

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Among Giants

My Beloved and I hiked along Purissima Creek through giant redwoods, luscious ferns, waterfalls, fields of horsetails, and flowering redwood sorrel today. It was a gorgeous day. We’re grateful to live so close to so much beauty. With Love, Russ  

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Coming Up Roses

This is a view from one of the windows in my indoor office. Most of the buds haven’t yet opened and they give me something else to look forward to. Some are close enough to touch while seated at my desk. The … Continue reading

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Alluring Verdant Lines and Swirls

  Warm sunlight and a cool breeze were an irresistibly intoxicating cocktail that led me to work in my outdoor office today. When the markets closed, I looked up to see sunlight filtering through large leaves only eight feet from me. … Continue reading

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Nature’s Pearls

Dew drops cradled in new growth of one of the redwood trees in our small redwood grove. With Love, Russ  

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