Posted in Photography

Photo of the Month: Twilight

It’s a new month, and I’m starting anew with a feature I used to do: The Photo of the Month. This photo, taken within the last month, will be featured on the first day of the new month. Example: April’s choice is published on May 1. Simple, eh?

Today is May 1. This post features my choice for my favorite photo from April.

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Posted in Randomy Goodness, Reflective

Autumn’s arrival

Autumn walk
Autumn 2015

I wear my hair down daily after 90 days of ponytails — it’s a lot longer than I thought it would be now. My wardrobe features pants and shirts with sleeves after endless months of as little clothing as possible. As I leave the house today, I take my hoodie with me, for the first time in months, just in case the sleeves aren’t enough as the sun fades from the sky.
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Posted in Reflective

Sun catcher

Turning on the desk lamp at 2 p.m. isn’t normal. Cloudy days. A staple of winter, it seems. At least there’s inside light.

Typing, typing, typing. Moving papers. Crossing things off the to-do list. Adding things to the calendar. Then something in the window catches my eye, lingers in my peripheral.

Is that the sun?

Pens down. Time stopped. To the window! Pull the open blind up higher. Stand for several minutes taking in the momentary brightness knowing it will disappear again. Notice the shadows streaking across the lawn, through the bare branches of the trees.

Soon, it’s gone.

Back to the desk. Pick up the pen. Write a note. Return to typing. Smiling because I caught the fleeting moment while it lasted.

Glasses in sun
via Pixabay

 


*No, I didn’t take the photo. I was too busy taking in the moment. 🙂