Nature Photography, North Carolina, Photography, Photos, Travel, Vacation

In My Mind I’m Going to Carolina

I just returned from a short trip to the Outer Banks, aka OBX...barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. The sunrises and sunsets are incredible. Here's one of my sunrises this week:   — Raina K Morton October 16 2014 *Lyrics by James Taylor - "Carolina In My Mind"

Blog, Memoir, Nature Photography, North Carolina, Travel, Vacation, Writers, Writing

The Ocean Breathes Salty

…won't you carry it in? In your head, in your mouth, in your soul.   Do you ever feel like that? It’s been my experience that people tend to belong in one of two camps; Mountains or Beach. However, I’ve met lovers of both. There are certainly many reasons to love both. It may directly… Continue reading The Ocean Breathes Salty

Canada, Nature Photography, Nova Scotia, Photography, Rumi, Summer, Travel

Rumi’s Words…by the Sea

[Each photo can be enlarged by clicking on it] Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. — Rumi Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it. — Rumi The moment I first heard love I gave… Continue reading Rumi’s Words…by the Sea

Blog, Happy, Lifestyle, Maine, Memoir, Nature Photography, Summer, Travel, Vacation, Writing

Long Hot Days, Cool Sea Haze

Jukebox plays… You know those movies and episodes of television shows set in little seaside enclaves, filled with beach rentals, sand sculptures, clam bakes and ice cream stands, right? Places like Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Myrtle Beach and Old Orchard. The idea is such an archetypal part of a classic American summer. I’m sure it’s not… Continue reading Long Hot Days, Cool Sea Haze

Nature Photography, Photography, Photos, Travel, Vacation, Virgina

Summer Squalls over the Blue Ridge Mountains

Far off views of the rain from summer squalls pouring down onto the Blue Ridge Mtns, simultaneously mists rise up from the around the mtns in Shenandoah National Park forest, at sunset...

Nature Photography, Photography, Photos, Virgina

~My Photo Share~ #11

"Dad of 3 Daughters?" I think I've taken 6,487 photos of them & this "house" by now. They must be close to fledging. I took this one this morning. The Mom's been doing most of the feedings today, then this one happened!! To me it looks like the Dad is looking staunchly right at me… Continue reading ~My Photo Share~ #11