A Whale of a Time!

What an amazing trip, to yet a new place (for us), on the island we live on. It appears that years ago, a large whale got stuck in this small channel of water and someone has set the bones out to dry. Look how big this rib bone is! I’m in awe. If it weren’tContinue reading “A Whale of a Time!”

The Sky Below Me

This summer I’ve been drawn to small pools of water and the sky’s reflection on their glassy surfaces. It takes my breath away every time.

Discovering new places on the island I love

Skarsvåg is the northern-most fishing village in continental Europe (yes, we live on an island but it’s still considered the top of Europe.) While taking photos yesterday, I had associates with a vacation to Crete. But the arctic temperatures are just a tad cooler at 71 degrees north.

Abstracted

I am distracted by the abstract. Finding worlds within worlds, realities just beyond grasp. Golden landscapes, existing only for moments, before the sun bids the day farewell. In the most ordinary of places… my livingroom window.  (ABSTRACTED implies absorption of the mind in something other than one’s surroundings, and often suggests reflection on weighty matters.) –Continue reading “Abstracted”

Catch the Sun

Arctic inhabitants have a special relationship with the sun.  Its 2-month absence creates a deep longing in the core of our being, and an overwhelming appreciation when we’re reunited.  Tears and smiles, elation and gratitude rise within us as the blazing star shines upon us. Catch the Sun When the sun smiles, smile back. WhenContinue reading “Catch the Sun”