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 

tuesday || week 43

day 299
today i think about simple things; running water, our health, cars that run, 
that good yogurt from the co-op and really just how blessed we are. 
i think about how i spend so much of my life trying to avoid all kinds of pain
and setbacks, when really those are the things that teach me just how good things truly are, 
most of the time. i understand fully just how wonderful a day with nothing to do
really is. . .  a few moments with one of my kids, reading while the dog
takes a nap in my lab, talking about the election with him and a bit of TV.  
simple, everyday, mundane things.  i am holding on to this feeling for the next few days
with my full being, just in case. . .  

wednesday || week 43

monday || week 43