OH DEAR!

OH DEAR!

There are gremlins working to give my blog, Literary Mileage, a new look.  Word has reached me that old blog posts have apparently leaked out to subscribers.  My apologies! You know how renovation projects can be, especially when you’re away on vacation. I am hiking in England, along the Southwest Cornwall Coast and plan to blog about it soon.

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A Conversation Between Wind and Water

A Conversation Between Wind and Water

The Cherokee Indians teach their young to listen….to the sweet song of the meadow, the even rhythmic sounds of nature.  This resonates with me as I listen to the ocean waves here in Florida. Beyond its sweet rhythm, the shoreline is a scene of raw nature.  A marriage of wills between wind and water. I wonder if either could exist without the other. I think…

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Ruffles on the Horizon

Ruffles on the Horizon

Some days when I look out at where the sky meets the Atlantic, rather than a smooth straight line, the horizon is rippled. A friend who’s spent many summers living on a boat explained that the warm water Gulfstream travels north off the coast. When the wind is blowing from the south it ‘troubles’ the water, creating big swells and waves. From here on the…

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Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken

When you’ve seen one Florida sunrise, you most definitely have NOT seen them all. I know this because I’m a sunrise fanatic. I’ve bounded out of bed to watch and photograph a few hundred of them in the five years my sister and I have been spending winters in south Florida. Today, I’m in bed, drinking tea, watching this Sunday come alive through the vertical…

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