All that glitters is not gold. Those who love have all the riches. Walking under the willow trees today, I imagined how amazing it would be to capture their beauty in stained glass. Willows set in jewel tones, art-deco style, cascading from the ceiling. Perhaps a ruby hummingbird or an emerald dragonfly also reveals itself within the scene upon closer…Read more Gilded Willow
Goodbye winter, hello spring? March comes in like a lion, but goes out like a lamb? Slowly we linger. The days, longer. The sunlight, brighter. A warmth to the air, dirt and water smells rising. Hopeful we remain. Could it be spring? Text and photos © M.P. Baecker and http://www.alightcircle.com 2017.
I was abruptly awakened before dawn by a screaming child. It was my four-year-old daughter, she was wide awake, and apparently, nothing was good about this morning. The high-pitched, repetitive wailing also woke up my other child, a two-year-old boy we still call “the baby”, who added his own piercing voice to the mix. It…Read more Early Light