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 Basil. 

Thank you so much for stopping by. 

 

 ©Cathy Sly 2017 

friday || harvest

friday || harvest

day 223 || august 11 

tomorrow i tune 63, in some ways that seems so old
and yet i am on a path of openness and willing discovery
that is new, but yet feels so right. every day new light and  
kindness, for both myself and others. finds its way into my heart
and i see that life is always changing if we are open and willing. 

today i :: 
made blackberry jam
froze the first few packages of green beans for the winter
pickled some candy cane beets (i wish i had a photo) 
finished my blackberry basil shrub (so good) 
packed for a five day trip
talked for over an hour with a close friend
(such rich balm for my soul) 
came to terms with some lingering pain
and decided i feel better, both physically and mentality
on the eve of this birthday than i have in a few years. 

happy birthday to me! 

 

sunday ~ thursday || the cabin

sunday ~ thursday || the cabin

thursday || everyday

thursday || everyday