Alaska Category

Wishing You Joy and Happiness This Holiday Season

Winter solstice dances in her long dark dress wraps you in her cold compelling caress fills you with memories and holiday stress reminds you of loved ones to address I send you wishes of joy, fullness, happiness, safety, peace, and gratitude. May your time with loved ones be filled with harmony and laughter. May your […]

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All Things Alaska – 5

Ghost white fog hovers mountains shrouded in gray mist sea rippling smooth glass

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Animalia – A Unique Storytelling Performance

Tonight, 10/24/2015, I will perform in my first stage show in years. I tell a story for the finale of this unique fashion show/storytelling performance. Homer has a 30 year history of annual wearable arts fashion shows. This year the conveners wanted to take a break and the Bunnell Arts Center needed a fund-raising project for […]

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All Things Alaska – #5

On rare precious days, such as today, the sun shines brightly in a cloudless blue sky and the multi-crystal blue shades of the sea’s surging waves call out to the restless soul. And one just stands feeling the sun’s sweet warmth to revel in the moment’s gift to just be. Just be alive, still, observe […]

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Looking Out on Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska

Photo by John Pratt August 2015

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All Things Alaska – #4

Photo by Skywalker Payne August 2015 Wind driven black clouds hover dark blimp like menace autumn’s announcement. Bald eagle passes my window glides on wind waves a moment, then gone. 09/02/2013

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All Things Alaska – #3

Summer Walk White waves roar rolling in on rock strewn dark sand shore evening sky day bright. Accomplishment – standing on Alaska beach the impossible made possible. To bask in an afternoon sun when others are in dark dusk or night to listen to the rolling drum like cadence of white waves rising from deep blue […]

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All Things Alaska #2

August 9, 2013 Evening sun bursts through dissipating clouds Blue sky blesses grey sky weary day Waves roll ashore Crows gather and convene on beach rest on driftwood like a church congregation caw caw cawing sings out Air a cool fan on face blushes in warming sun walk on Bishop Beach in Homer’s Old Town […]

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What Are YOU Grateful for Today?

Photo by Brian Payne “. . . Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G. K. Chesterton Today I am grateful for – being filled with the joy of sharing another year of life with my loving husband celebrating the birth of a new nephew gazing on clear blue skies over a placid bay with eagles and […]

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