Rye Patch Reservoir Sunset


Day 267: Mesa Arch

Karl Lindsay Nature Photography

Some of you may have noticed that I added a sticky post to the top of my home page that showcases the thumbnails of the five most ‘liked’ images I’ve posted. I am going to try to update it each day when I check the blog in the morning if necessary. I’d love to use a widget to show popular posts, but I don’t want to use a sidebar and the footer is too far to scroll… Do you think this is a good idea?

After viewing the sunrise and the way it lit up the cliffs at Dead Horse Point, we drove on to our original destination in Canyonlands National Park — Mesa Arch. Since the sunrise was over, we got this place to ourselves which was nice. It meant we could move around more freely for various compositions. As you can see in the image above, the sun…

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Old Wolf…

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Sunsets, mountains, solitude, a comfortable old rocking chair and a unique companionship.

The old man sat quietly on the steps of his small hand-built log cabin overlooking the vastness of a high mountain meadow. His realization that his days were numbered rested quietly on his mind as he contemplated the many years he had lived a good life. He counted his good friends, good family and the many fine memories he owned and genuinely knew he had prospered where many others had not. High in these remote mountains he had lived since he found himself alone. He now relished the seclusion away from busy and overwhelming noise of civilization. The peace and quietness had helped sooth the loss in his life and rendered a spirituality that created a connection with the natural world. Here he was home at last.


As he sat quietly thinking of those times he had…

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It Only Takes a Spark

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…to get a fire going!

It’s amazing how our embers can become dull and just barely burning with monotony – this is true with many facets of our lives…work, home, fun, foods, friends and yes, even the Lord.

Then one little spark lights the warm wood and before you know it, the flame is burning brighter than ever.

I feel that is what is going on with me lately. One little spark. Then another. And my fuel is ignited and burning bright. I have a feeling this is just the kindling that is burning now.

God is doing something wonderful and I’m excited to see how it goes and grows. A couple of projects, from a couple of different sources, have come my way lately and as they progress, I’ll share with you…my faithful friends.

More to come.

In the meantime, I went digging through my catalogs today and found…

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