Photo Challenge: Transient

A hand flattened to shade my brow, questioning the late-afternoon glare diced with shadow, not certain I should trust my wind-burnt eyes. How to make sense of a tropical memory skimming across this land-locked farm, are those pelicans on my prairie pond? They’re rare visitors floating with mallards and mergansers and Canada geese. The herons … Read more

Photo Challenge: Order

The passing hours of this hot-dry day spook and buck and bolt, swirling together and scattering apart in a a howling dust devil of sharp nickers, skittering hooves, and manure. Always manure. I’m only human. I march from water tank leaks to gate repair, trying to mitigate the day’s erosion and prepare for the next … Read more