this was a lot of fun to shoot. but when i set out to create this image – inspired by Grant Woods’ American Gothic – i had no idea how frightening we would look. i am accustomed to disliking photos of myself – but egads!!! rather than exactly replicate the work, I have represented what I remembered from seeing it. a few things i learned: […]
The trees are exploding here. We had great weather, then snow, now great again. The moisture has fueled every flowering tree to bust with color. Walking around feels like being in a fantasy wonderland. Now and then, the visual beauty is accompanied by a sweet, mild fragrance. Have you been enjoying this spring?
i saw lace in the branches. and the new buds struggling to emerge. the greens of the new needles were lush. the trees have patient eyes and they stare intently at one another. the trees reach up so straight. the rock was weeping red tears. pussy willow paws getting ready to jump down and take a walk. just look up to the sun.