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Woman, wife, mom, sister, photographer, artist, writer, jewelry maker, singer, dancer, animal lover, spiritual seeker, beauty addict, nine to fiver, ice cream lover, dreamer, aging advocate, nature lover, laugh seeker, irony appreciator, Parkinson's impatient, you get the picture.

Two Weeks of Bliss

A couple of short weeks in May, then gone in a blink.  Such a gift! Spring at the Arie den Boer Arboretum, Des Moines Iowa.


Another Summer Gone

Flocks of birds have started their yearly journey south in the skies over the park. Another summer gone, and as lovely as ever.

A soft ground fog creeps through the trees.
A Little Morning Magic
The Raccoon River on a lazy morning
How Can a River be so Still?
A steamy day in July, even at dawn.
The Fifth of July
One of my favorite wild flowers
Battle Thistle
The colors of early fall brighten the marsh
Late Summer Marsh
A popular picnic area waiting for the next party
The House-less Fireplace
A wonderful sight on my way in to work.

Enter Spring

Spring in Water Works Park is always different, always the same, and always glorious!

Slow Reveal


Spring, Sprang, Sprung!

Dawn Grove


A Little Family

Dusk Reflected

Rainbow Panorama