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Tag : Arizona Lifestyle Photography

08 Aug 2017

Plastic Mary

Plastic Mary Sitting among white static A portrait of the oldest plastic Young Mary Magdalene Feeling fine with her so-called crimes Her mind dressed to the nines Leaving behind her old tattered prayer The Seven demons in her hair Pulling out the truth and lies As her soul slips side to side Reading washed up scrolls from ancient tides Wayward she roams through the desert sand Alone in thought, she takes her only stand Above the stories that always change […]

23 Jul 2017

An Evening in Bainbridge

We began our detour-filled journey back from Ohio to Phoenix on July 19th. Our first of many stops was to visit dear friends, who just moved from Arizona to Bainbridge, Ohio. We met them about a year ago at a Brett Dennen concert in Phoenix and had a handful of get-togethers before they moved to Ohio. They found their dream home on a beautiful farm of 11 acres, and are making great progress towards self-sustainable living. As always, we had […]

12 Jul 2017

The Shores of Port Clinton

About the artist: Natalie’s primary goal as an artist is to evoke feeling through her words and photographs. Her artistic journey began long ago but it wasn’t until she entered her 30s that photography and writing became the primary outlet for her artistic expression. She likes to share the way she sees the world with those who are interested in her perspective. She is inspired by light, shadows, contrast, shapes, lines, colors, words, nature, adventure, music, and of course, the […]

09 Jul 2017

On the Road: Phoenix, AZ to Lakeside, OH

Every summer we travel to Ohio to visit family.  This year we decided to drive instead of fly for the first time.  It was FUN!  We stopped in Albuquerque, NM;  Cadillac Ranch outside of Amarillo, TX; Tulsa, OK; St. Louis, MO; and Champaign, IL  We only had 3 days to make it in order to arrive to Lakeside, OH in time for the 4th of July parade.  I’m hoping we can drive again next year, and have more time, so […]

09 Jul 2017

Black Sheep

Black Sheep I saw your face through a teary window Said you couldn’t sleep That you fought the day And lost in the rain Talk talk talk to me Hey what’s the matter You were born in the space between A black sheep Awake and cursing the chatter That sound you’ve learned to drown Sometimes and again Still you told me you could hold together Its easy to see, because you know And it makes you laugh Never wanna mind […]

27 Jun 2017

Buddha Beach

Crawdads, tadpoles, rockslides, wonderful friends, hiking, and a red rock energy reset…so very grateful for this getaway to Buddha Beach, Sedona. Rock Slide Video   About the artist: Natalie’s primary goal as an artist is to evoke feeling through her words and photographs. Her artistic journey began long ago but it wasn’t until she entered her 30s that photography and writing became the primary outlet for her artistic expression. She likes to share the way she sees the world with […]

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Shades Like Hazel

Shades Like Hazel Reaching out your hand of stone Digging in that vast boneyard For the remains of those who trust They bury your lies while you roam With time broken bones heal Together harder than before And echoes of sorry turn to steel   And was it just so easy And so very simple, For you, for you Because I wanted to believe I wanted to believe in shades like hazel in shades like hazel But without vision… Without […]

17 Jun 2017

Splashing Around in the Summer Sun

As the summer sun so delightfully aligns with our backyard, it makes for some incredibly gorgeous golden rays of sun while we play around in the pool.  Temperatures are rising steadily here in the Arizona desert as we are approaching a forecast of 118 degrees!  We are beyond grateful to be able to splash around and cool off, which makes it possible to be outside this time of year.  I love watching these kids swim, jump, smile, laugh and splash […]