Refraction noun: 1. Physics. The change of direction of a ray of light, sound, heat, or the like, in passing obliquely from one medium into another in which its wave velocity is different. Refraction makes me think of relationships – the change of direction that can occur when one person (a ray of light) passes through a medium (a […]
She doesn’t think I notice her looking me up and down, like she does every morning I head out the door under uncertain circumstances. “I guess they will see your pink hat,” says Mom, with that tone that also says, “I don’t approve.” I retort, “Have you seen it out there? It’s all WHITE.” And […]
I did all the things a smart solo hiker should do. I read the reviews. I had the trail map downloaded to my phone, fully charged. I logged my hike onto foursquare and facebook, so my loved ones would know where to find me. Iller Creek/Big Rocks is a five mile loop, touted to be one […]
This week’s Photo Challenge was to get out about your neighborhood, on your feet, with nothing but your camera phone. I have a Galaxy S2 that takes some pretty stellar shots. These were taken in Spokane, up on the South Hill. I wanted to capture the rugged nature that is twined into the city in […]
Insomnia strikes again. I thought this would make an ironic entry into the weekly photo challenge. It struck me as I stumbled toward the coffee pot this morning, led through the dark by the glow of these: three clocks mocking me and the grinder reminding me that fresh rejuvenation was only a click away. Fortunately, I can be […]
Hiking and Kayaking are two of my great loves, but being busy always seems to get in my way. This year I resolved to escape more often and explore the beautiful Pacific Northwest that I now call home. Learn more about the weekly photo challenge here.