Natural Designs

I love how the colorful vines climb up this old brick wall. It's such a natural design.

I love how the colorful vines climb up this old brick wall. It’s such a natural design.

Walking along I came upon this grate in the sidewalk. I thought all the different textures and colors made an interesting blend.

Walking along I came upon this grate in the sidewalk. I thought all the different textures and colors made an interesting blend.

What's at one's feet can be just as interesting as what's right in front of one's nose.

What’s at one’s feet can be just as interesting as what’s right in front of one’s nose.

It seems that these plants are reluctant to share their space.

It seems that these plants are reluctant to share their space.

Wondering what's behind the red door?

Wondering what’s behind the red door?

At the end of my walk, I found myself standing in front of this old gnarled tree, blending perfectly with the brick sidewalk and building.

At the end of my walk, I found myself standing in front of this old gnarled tree, blending perfectly with the brick sidewalk and building.

Seagull Versus Shark

I thought I knew where all the wall art was in downtown Portsmouth, NH, until I walked down by the docks and discovered this treasure.

I thought I knew where all the wall art was in downtown Portsmouth, NH, until I walked down by the docks and discovered this treasure.

Tides


The cove was grey and stormy. The tide was coming in fast. It was wild and beautiful, the incoming waves swirled around the rocks and seaweed. The wind and mist blew my hair into a tangles mess. I snapped photo after photo. I was happy.

Later, I sat in my favorite cafe warming my hands around a hot mug of tea and eating a blackberry scone still warm from the oven. I looked out the window onto the square, the wet cobblestones thick with fallen leaves. People walked backed and forth. I was happy.