When sunsets and stories are “too quiet”

This past week I’ve been on a ‘sunset-photo-collecting spree. Every evening the sky has flamed with streaks of gold and orange, apricot, pink and purple, and occasionally even red. It’s been glorious! (A click will enlarge photos for an improved view.) I wasn’t seeking impressive photo compositions, just shots of the sky, but in theContinue reading “When sunsets and stories are “too quiet””

Evening Vignette

. When the sun’s last blush is fading and evening prepares for nightfall, the usual quietness here becomes a noticeable hush. The birds that have busily flittered and twittered around all day suddenly react as if a signal has declared their bedtime. Trees blacken in silhouette. Mist from the marsh beyond them begins to riseContinue reading “Evening Vignette”

What makes a good book stand out?

. Peach sunset colours fade to soft rose and lavender over a somber sea. “The heavens declare the glory of God.”  Gulls screech and dance in the stiff onshore breeze while a lone eagle disappears in the distance. I scuff through the sand and stones, always hopeful that I’ll discover a bit of sea glass. MyContinue reading “What makes a good book stand out?”