Peace From the Pacific: A Post Card From Stevie and Me

 Why Can’t This be (Ubiquitous and) Everlasting?


Photo on 2015-01-21 at 3.37 PM #2Come With the Birthday Girl to the Ocean


If it’s magic

Why can’t we make it everlasting

Like the sun that always shines?

Stevie Wonder


A January Walk On Rathtrevor Beach

Beside a Peaceful Pacific:

Vancouver Island’s

East Coast


Wonderful (if naive) Reflections on a Beach


After the Winter Storm

The Shore sparkles, scrubbed clean

Photo on 2015-01-19 at 12.44 PM #2By Ocean’s spray and

Winter’s gales.


Transparencies of

Skies washed

Pale blue,

Dilute a

Water coloured


Inseparable Mutuality,

Photo on 2015-01-19 at 12.51 PMBlended, Convergent,

Innocent integration,

Forest and Sea, 

Sand and Sky,

 Subtly nuanced reflections

Of a state that still exists

Somewhere beyond

The Excesses of our Corrupting hands,Photo on 2015-01-19 at 12.52 PM

Still resisting

The Midas touch of humanity

Which puts

Everything in the service of its

Insatiable appetites.


‘If it’s magic,’ this perfect peace,

I Wonder Stevie,

Why can’t we make it everlasting?


Photo on 2015-01-19 at 12.35 PM***

Gallery of

A January Walk on Rathtrevor Beach, Parksville, B.C. 2015,

A Stay at Pacific Shores Nature Resort,

And Supper and  Sunday Brunch

At  the new Smoke ‘n Water.

Thanks David for the

Good Growlies!

You Da



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One thought on “Peace From the Pacific: A Post Card From Stevie and Me

  1. Thanks for your poetic and photographic interventions, Gug! And also for the lovely brunch and birthday celebration for Baba. One of our favourite places to be with our favourite peeps!

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