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Artificial Horizon

Out here where I live, on the Texas High Plains, I can always see the horizon. (Unless the dust is blowing, but that’s a whole different story.) When I travel to places where the horizon is obscured by silly things like hills or trees, I start to get a little fidgety after a day or so. There’s something about that flat line, way out there, that calms me down.

Oceans are good, with their non-broken horizons.

But then, this silliness happened. I have neither explanations nor apologies. That railing was just right there, and I had a camera, and…

Point Reyes National Seashore
photographed 4.16.2019

Beach-trash Sculpture


When I first spotted this, I thought it was a memorial to a lost fisherman. But then I realized that it was a conglomeration of beach trash. Either way, though, it was a nice addition to the rocky shoreline.

near Belliveau Cove, Nova Scotia
photographed 7.29.2015

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