As we flow through life’s path, we’re often fortunate to connect with a glorious moment in nature. The lovely golden colors of the magnificent cottonwoods along the Rio Grande reach up toward an incredibly blue sky. The sculpture of tree limbs made prominent against the light color of the leaves create fantastic contrasts. I want to spend time lying under these grand trees, looking up at the patterns they form against and with the sky. I hope you, too, are finding glorious moments in nature. Continue Reading
Fall colors are approaching. I can’t wait to see the gold of the cottonwood leaves against New Mexico’s azure skies! Equally beautiful are the forms of the tree’s branches that become more pronounced as the leaves turn gold. Each tree offers a unique sculpture, which, when seen with the colors of leaves and sky, creates a painting of incredible design and blend of hues.
Nature’s gifts are stupendous. I hope man remembers to gift in return by preserving and respecting nature and letting the warmth its gifts bring us spill onto those whose paths cross ours.
Rita Mosiman is an avid hiker who feels a strong connection to the land and nature’s artistry. In her book Serenity and Beauty she explores the true beauty that exists in the simplest of things. Purchase a copy here.
Book signing event: Please join Rita Mosiman on Tuesday, September 24th at 7:00 pm at Bookworks. 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107. Call 505-344-8139.