Ten-Year Murmuration

The fourth quarter of 2021 will mark ten years that I have been documenting the murmurations at a little lake in the ‘burbs.

Hundreds of individuals
Effortlessly  
Fly in unison

We might learn something of value from our natural world. Cover photo is a single-frame multiple exposure effort.

here they are with a new instrumental “Arrested Solitude”

Pleasantly Fall

New carpet covers the path
As we pass one another
Our masks force us
To look into each others eyes
To see a smile

Smile we do
Speaking with our friends
Without words
The trees that cover us
Laugh at our limited vision
Sleeping in warm beds

What I saw:

SoCal trees are a little slow on the uptake. The nights get cool, but the days are still warm, so our poor trees become confused.
Eventually, like children, they concede it’s time to “sleep.”

The Jetty

Heartbeats
Rumble in

Pulses
From across the world

Wild saline
A mother’s touch

Irresistible
Irreversible
Irreconcilable
Irrevocable

Iridescent transformation
From life to life

A little time spent by the ocean fixes many broken connections
I live an extraordinarily boring life, and I’m good with that.

27 minutes of ocean speak: