26 May 2017
Snow Survivors - Missoula, Montana
25 May 2017
Waking Sprig - Missoula, Montana
sang under my tongue, its drifting fragrance
climbed up through my conscious mind..."
- from Lost In the Forest by Pablo Neruda (1904-1973)
Read the rest of this tasty poem here.
24 May 2017
Unrushed River - Clark Fork River, Paradise, Montana
When you go there, you go at the pace of the water
and that pace ties you into a flow that is
older than life on this planet.
Acceptance of that pace, even for a day,
changes us, reminds us of other rhythms beyond
the sound of our own heartbeats."
-- Jeff Rennicke, from River Days: Travel on Western Rivers
23 May 2017
From The Shoreline - Rainbow Lake, Montana
clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes,
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese,
high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting-
over and over announcing your place
in the family of things." - from Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
21 May 2017
Westward Ho! - Missoula, Montana
What gorgeous sights can we drive to in these four (currently) extra hours of daylight?!
"...It's opener there
in the wide open air...."
- from Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Suess
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