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 


“Be thankful for a breath of fresh air to be alive and well. Allow love and happiness to penetrate throughout your mind and soul. Take time to relax and live in the moment, the now, the present. Enjoy today.”  

~ Amaka Imani Nikosazana

A glimpse of my weekend. . . 

Butterflies landing all around us. Cannon cracking the eggs and helping with breakfast. Baby goats and little boys. A back rub. The first hummingbirds. New ink for my printer. Baklava. Spring awakening all around me. The smell of dirt. Red wine. The cool breeze and the birds singing from the open window in the bedroom at dawn. Fresh sheet and a new duvet cover. Candle light. Starting a new book with Basil on my lap. The Space Needle up close. Laughter, understanding and love. 

what did you notice this weekend?