Archive for December, 2011

Tree Trunk and Still River – Winter in Yosemite

Tree Trunk and Still River - Winter in Yosemite

Droplets of Ice

Droplets of Ice

To Thee, All Angels Cry Aloud – Stained Glass

To Thee, All Angels Cry Aloud - Stained Glass

The angels atop the window “In the beginning was the Word,” from Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral.


Tree in Snow with Half Dome — Cook’s Meadow, Yosemite National Park

Tree in Snow with Half Dome -- Cook's Meadow, Yosemite National Park

In the beginning was the Word

In the beginning was the Word

Merry Christmas, Everyone.. Another beautiful window from Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, in Louisville.


Chapel of the Nativity – Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

Chapel of the Nativity - Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

An almost iconic image from the Chapel of the Nativity, at Grace Cathedralin San Francisco.


Glimmery, Glamourous — The Christmas Tree at The Marketplace

Glimmery, Glamourous -- The Christmas Tree at The Marketplace

While getting some bagels this dreary morning, at The Marketplace at Theater Square, I saw this beautiful, glamourous, glimmery tree — sophisticated, and lovely, and just the thing I needed to see on this last day of work before the Christmas Holiday.    


Tree in Snow – Yosemite National Park

Tree in Snow - Yosemite National Park

A Window to the Snow – The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park

A Window to the Snow - The Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite National Park

From a window at the Ahwahnee Hotel, in Yosemite National Park.  I had a quiet breakfast there one extraordinary winter morning (the complimentary bread basket was amazing), and this was my view.   Reminds me of a poem by Louis Macneice: Snow The room was suddenly rich and the great bay-window was Spawning snow and […]


Stained Glass: The Annunciation — Notre Dame des Victoires, San Francisco

Stained Glass: The Annunciation -- Notre Dame des Victoires, San Francisco

  One of several, beautiful windows at Notre Dame des Victoires Church, in San Francisco.  The intimate beauty of the interior and exterior make the windows serenely luminous.  


Altar Windows at Grace Cathedral

Altar Windows at Grace Cathedral

A set of windows, depicting Jesus as both the Light of the World, and The Good Shepherd.  These sit just above the altar at the grand Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.


The Paddle Wheel of the Belle of Louisville

The Paddle Wheel of the Belle of Louisville