The mist rising off of the water is one of those early morning phenomenon that always seems special to me.
Paddling along on the James River I watched a single feather silently float past.
A small, red boat is moored in the River Lee, Cork, Ireland.
While visiting Mt. Rainier we were lucky enough to be there on a clear day.
There’s something very special about being on the water at dawn.
Sometimes, when I’m able to get to the river at dawn, I’m rewarded with the simple pleasure of watching the river awaken.
The beaches of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula tend to be rockier and much colder than those on the East Coast of the United States. But if you enjoy walking along the coast they provide some great opportunities to explore.
Looking over the gunwale of my canoe I’m struck by the peace, quiet and stillness of the scene. My paddle, the clouds, trees and even power lines are all clearly visible in the slow, calm water just inches below me. Continue reading “A Simple Gift Over The Gunwale”
This week’s photo challenge topic is Satisfaction. I batted a few ideas around and ended up with this photograph taken on a recent visit to the James River. You may not see anything satisfying in the photograph but that’s okay. I’ll explain.
Most of the Rivanna River is like this. It’s a fairly slow, shallow river. The bottom alternates between sandy and rocky portions without much mud or silt so the water is very clear. There aren’t many people on the river particularly during the week. Continue reading “Solitude On The Rivanna”