Thank you for your kind words,

for sharing,
for just listening.

I am thankful for you!

After the 2012 Wildfire

We visited Yellowstone for the very first time.

It was exactly what we needed.

The following is a series of photos 

I shot while there.

e.e. cummings word's 

frames them

And for those who left comments in 2012 &2014;

They were fun to read again :)

They are our blogging memories, together.

Feel free to add more!


Happy Thanksgiving to everyone,

every day!


I thank You God for most this amazing day:

for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
a blue true dream of sky;

and for everything
which is natural 
which is infinite
which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,

and this is the sun's birthday;

this is the birth day of life and of love and wings;

and of the gay great happening illimitably earth)

how should 
any -

lifted from the no of all nothing -

human merely being doubt unimaginable You?

(now the ears of my ears awake
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

 i thank you God for most this amazing day

~ e.e. cummings  1894-1962

read, and listen in his own voice



  1. Beautiful! Happy Thanksgiving. Every day.

  2. I know this place- it is indeed a most wondrous place for all of the senses!

  3. Gorgeous images -- Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. xo

  4. OH MY I have tears rolling down my face. E.E.Cummings on video with the most moving words and voice, unbelievable photos of what must be the most beautiful place on earth, and you my dear dear friend putting it all together after the year you have had makes me so happy and thankful for finding you and us both living where we do.
    It is not my Thanksgiving but I am truly Thankful for all of this today and everything everyday, I do not need a day to tell me that BUT I am happy it brings people together no matter what they believe or are going through.
    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving in Montana with your family my dear dear friend.
    I would not mind a turkey sandwich if you are so inclined:)
    We will talk soon. HUGS HUGS HUGS B

  5. lovely, dear. blessings to you today and always.

  6. beatiful! Happy Thanksgiving to and yours!

  7. You sure know how to put out an emotional post...and I thank you for it. Talk about gratitude.

    May you and your family have a full and happy Thanksgiving.

  8. What a beautiful post, thank you!!
    I wish for you and yours a very, very Happy Thanksgiving!! :)

  9. Hello,
    I could not the entire text translated exactly but what I understood is beautifully written .. to the fantastic images ..
    a perfect post. it's always fun to look at you ...
    greetings Frank

  10. Happy Thanksgiving. All though you have had a trying year, you have a lot to be thankful for.

  11. Happy Thanksgiving, Janice. I hope you and Foresterman have an extraordinarily happy day.

  12. Wow I had never heard e.e. cumming's voice before- thanks for the treat!
    Your pics are a beautiful accompanimenr.

  13. piękne zdjęcia w tym poście..., nastrojowe..., super!

  14. Well I am thank full that I saw your blog on someones list I went to check out and was drawn to come check out your blog. Something I do very rarely. What beauty you are surrounded by and the ability to capture it so spiritually. E.E. Cummings is also on of my favorites. You are living the life I dreamed of in my early 20's. I have achieved much of it just don't have the body to keep up with it all physically anymore. Many blessing to you. Carrie

  15. So glad you have a place to celebrate this year, and your health and the health of your loved ones, humans, dogs, and cats.

  16. Beautiful post as usual. Happy Thanksgiving!

  17. Every day is amazing if we have the eyes to see and the ears to hear...
    I'm thankful that you put together such beautiful posts to remind us.

    And turkey sammiches are the best.

  18. I think this is is BEST series of photos and words I've ever seen together to tell the story of the Yellowstone and Life and Endurance. And you know them all so well. I'm so glad you've survived this long year and came out on the other side to Know. e.e.cummings is magic too.

  19. Good words for Thanksgiving.........

  20. Lovely Thanksgiving Day thoughts...

  21. Hi! Lovely post....beautiful pictures....hope you are well and have a good thanksgiving...

  22. that waterfall brings a lump to the throat does it not?

  23. Wonderful words and pictures. I wish I was flyfishing in Montana and staying at the Old Faithful Inn...:)

  24. Beautiful photos, thanks for sharing your part of our world.

  25. Your photos are just so wonderful. And the text too! I'm thinking you should publish something.

  26. Breathtaking photos. The buffalo, the lodge, the misty mountain! You have a great eye for things of beauty.

  27. Thank you for this lovely gift you have given/shared!

  28. I'm with Buttons, tears of JOY!! Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving!

  29. AMEN my friend. First time I read this it blew me away, I have the same reaction this time round. Incredible images and a most powerful message. Happy Thanksgiving. xo Hug B

  30. Beautiful! Thank you, just what I needed. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

  31. Ditto! and Happy thanksgiving.

  32. You are such an amazing photographer!


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