I believe that everything starts by paying attention. Life is imperfect and any magical light we can bring into our day is worthy of our gratitude. Laughter and love, joy and celebrations slip into our lives with ease but learning to cope with the deep pain life brings to us is also necessary. I do this best with my camera, chasing down light, zooming in and out and pairing it all with truth. 

I live in Western Washington with my husband of 40+ years, in the home where we raised our three sons. We share that home now with our sweet beagle named Baker.  

Thank you so much for stopping by. 


 ©Cathy Sly 2018 


“We're each given one life, and it's our job to make it useful, beautiful, and fulfilling. There is no value in suffering through it, doing something we hate. There's no prize at the end for that kind of endurance. Just a spent life.”

~ Sarah Jio, Goodnight June 

There is a calm which has come over me lately. . .

I am not sure why, but maybe this old woman is finally at peace with herself. The really strange thing is that there are unknowns and stresses for those I love; but for some reason I am able to step back and see the good life has to offer and not focus on the "what-ifs". I am full of joy and eagerness and fulfillment. 

And for that I am so very grateful..... 

thank you so much for stopping by today; i hope your weekend is grand...