Garden View - December's Photo-Heart Connection

Tumacacori Garden Wall © 2012 Bo Mackison

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. ~ Rumi

As I looked through the photographs I took in December in preparation for posting for the monthly photo practice, the Photo-Heart Connection, I found a huge variety of photos. [...]

Arbor on Adobe - November's Photo-Heart Connection

Arbor on Adobe ©2012 Bo Mackison

Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. ~ Rumi

I love walls, I especially love abode walls. And I love adobe walls that have grape vines creeping [...]

Adventure in an Antique Mode

Adventure in an Antique Mode ©2012 Bo Mackison

Like a shamanistic language, flight speaks in different idioms. We can blast rockets to the stars. We can race across the sky on fixed wings. Ballooning appeals because it is more languorous and low-tech; it’s adventure in an antique mood. What a treat [...]

Pink Queen Anne's Lace - August's Photo-Heart Connection

Pink Queen Anne’s Lace ©2012 Bo Mackison

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. ~ Aaron Rice

When asked the question “What kind of photographs do you take?” I usually respond with the same answer.

“Mostly macro-botanicals,” I reply.

When I get a questioning look, I explain further. [...]

The Bridge - Photo Heart Connection

Savanna-Sabula Bridge © 2012 Bo Mackison

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning. ~ Thornton Wilder

When I decide upon my photograph for my monthly Photo-Heart Connection entry, it is often because [...]

With This Ring . . . I Thee Wed

With This Ring… ©2012 Bo Mackison

We gather together.

I.

Only days past the summer solstice, the sun slides towards the horizon, but refuses to lessen its intensity. Sun-glow settles on this gathering of family and friends.

Barest of breezes waft a flutter through overhead branches. Leaf-shadows dance on the gazebo’s roof, on the [...]