Thursday, October 31, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

Heavenly Sent

Sitting on the front porch with my father's dog, Goldie, last evening we reminisced about Dad.  You see it was his birthday.  He would have been 83.

We hoped he was at peace and wanted him to know our love for him endures.  We told him how much his life mattered to us and how we would have given anything to spend another birthday with him.

We didn't sit too long before we felt his presence and the sky lit up with his love.

photo of October Sky by Nancy Zavada

Friday, October 18, 2013

Facing the Storm

You may have read my blog a few weeks ago about a crazy storm we had at the coast.  Turns out it was the remnants of Typhoon Padbuk that had come ashore with over 80 mph winds and torrents of rain.  We weren't the only ones riding out the storm.  The pelicans had decided flying was not an option and had landed on Netarts Bay literally riding out the storm facing into the wind.

Several days later when the typhoon blew over, the pelicans ousted the seagull population from their favorite breakwater to rest up on dry land.  A little preening and drying of feathers and they were as good as new.

Everyone lived happily ever after except the seagulls who wanted their land back.  They screeched and hollered about it but their complaints fell on deaf ears.  Is that why they call it a "pecking order?"

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Find Yourself

photo of Twin Rocks in Rockaway Beach Oregon by Nancy Zavada

For whatever we lose,
It is always ourselves we find in the sea.

--e.e. cummings

Friday, October 4, 2013

Free Smiles

photo of a sunflower by Nancy Zavada

Because you just can't resist this sunny face on a warm, fall afternoon.
You know you can't!