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Day Break

Today I wake in the tree tops
learning to find my balance so high
above leaning against a redwood trunk finding
my breath sucked away 68 more words


Repost: Calaveras Big Trees, 2009

I first posted about this particular trip to Calaveras Big Trees in two separate posts, in March and May 2009. I was going to simply repost the originals, but they were written back in my early days of blogging — when I took a look back I realized the images were much too small and I just wasn’t happy with them in general. 638 more words


Sun Bear by Matthew Zapruder

If you are from Northern California, Matthew Zapruder’s poetry is bound to resonate with you. In “Poem for California”, he describes the Golden State as “a big country” with “at least two states / north is terribly / lonely green / hills and also yellow / grasses with blue / water glimpses”. 364 more words

Drinking the Season

November comes to the forest
as an ocean on the head

something finally dissolves
and a man turns to mist
as struggle takes its leave… 91 more words


Into Mud, Slipping

into mud, slipping
into clouds, flying
into mystery dancing
into fire, burning up
when cold night comes
I keep hopping about like this
though the owls just keep singing… 21 more words


Leila & Jimmy [engagement]

Is it weird to be in love with how in love these guys were? I had the pleasure of capturing Leila and Jimmy’s engagement session recently at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea and the love was real. 50 more words

Big Sur Weekend Guide Served 3 Ways - Budget, Chic, or Luxury

Big Sur is one of my favorite spots in California, and one of my favorite spots in the world. There is something magical hanging in the air. 785 more words

Big Sur