Posts made in August, 2015

Yield to a Smile

»Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Heartfelt Treasures | 11 comments

Author’s Note:  Yield to a Smile is a  piece that I created recently as part of a Plein Air writing exhibition at the local art gallery.  The challenge was to visit pre-selected outdoor locations and use what we saw, smelled, heard and felt to create an original essay or poem (500 word max).  Inspired by Blackberry Beach and the Easy Climb Trail, Cascade Locks (Oregon), for me this piece is personally about self-discovery and about allowing myself to let go and just use my imagination. Dedicated to my 6-year old grandson, who loves to go on adventures with me and who is always looking and waiting to discover a leprechaun. The title of this piece was inspired by the sign at the trail-head with typical hiking notations about staying on the path, don’t pick...

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