Summer Breeze – Highwaypay


We hopped in the car yesterday for a spontaneous trip to the coast. It was as close to perfection as a day can get. Ingrid just finished up French camp for the summer and is with us full time during the days for the next three weeks. All of us needed some R&R, not that […]

via Summer Breeze – Makes Me Feel Fine — Stacy Alexander

New York City walk 2

the Book of Bokeh


Grand Central Terminal is not only one of the main bus/train/subway hubs for New York City, it is one of the most iconic buildings in Manhattan, being both beautifully built and wonderfully maintained. It is also always, always  busy. When you get there, be sure to check out the chocolate malts at the Shake Shack. 🙂

This is the second of two posts relating to a day spent taking pictures in New York City. The first post is here.

Before viewing the photographs, I would also like to invite you to visit the poetry blog, the Book of Pain. As always, special thanks to my dearest spouse Lyn, who does most of the hard part: the photos selection. Thank you for dropping by the Book of Bokeh.


This next photo was taken in Washington Square, a large park that lies between New York University and Greenwich Village. Someone had kindly taken the…

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We Have the Mountains

Ancient Skies


Yes we have the mountains in our hearts, and the oceans in our veins

so we can boldly pray, without hesitation for the healing

of our land, the restoration of sanity,

where all people are respected

and peace covers us all

with a blanket.


A fantasy? No.

Compassion is what makes us



Positive thoughts lifting

us up. Again.


Poetry and Image © Copyright 2016, ancient skies

Peace and blessings to everyone.

“When we love people, we give them hope.”

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