End of one day or beginning of another. All quiet but for the breeze through the pines and the soft clang of the turnbuckle against the distant school yard flagpole. The faint light above the pines.
We had friends over on Sunday and I took some good natured ribbing over my recent series of posts. You know the ones, shots taken through our kitchen window, of the two dried sunflower stalks in the snow.
Well, on Monday, at 4:50 pm, I looked out my office window, and saw this.
I took a picture with my iPhone with thoughts of an “O K, here's a view out a different window. So there.” But I had already started work on the blog of the little Escaramusita. She won. That got me going on a series of Rodeo and Charreada kids.
Then, yesterday, Wednesday, I just happened to look up from my iPad and glance out the office window. I pulled my iPhone from my pocket and grabbed this shot, at 4:51 pm.
TAOS SILHOUETTE / iPhone 6+ / Snapseed / PhotoForge 2
I saw this on the way to dinner this evening, and felt like sharing it.
I'm not sure how many of you are away from your computers on the weekends, but if you missed yesterday's announcement, I do hope you will scroll on down and check out my new eBook.
SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL / iPhone 6+ / PhotoForge 2
We had to make a quick trip to Santa Fe today. The drive down was the best show we've seen in terms of golden cottonwoods. Simply beautiful. All the way from Taos to Santa Fe. Did you notice the moon?
A great lunch with Cousin Ann Lawrence at La Fonda was followed by necessary shopping and errands and we're back home, tired but smiling after a nice, uninterrupted day together.
Last Day of Summer / Ink and Watercolor / 7 x 10 Inches / Daily Painting #1414
As many of you may already know, we have been in Phoenix for the past several days. You may not have known, however, the reason we were there. Thea had eye surgery for a rapidly advancing glaucoma in her right eye on Monday, following tests earlier in the week. The surgery went well, and we will know more after six weeks, when she will be tested again.
After the surgery she was free to return home, and feeling just mild discomfort, so we headed home. As we rose above the lingering heat of the valley, and passed Payson on our way through Zane Grey country up to the top of the Mogollon Rim, the tall Ponderosa Pines silhouetted against the last clouds of the summer monsoons, demanded to be painted.
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