Video Blog Entries

The Mountain Comes To You

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 | Reflections, Video Blog Entries | No Comments

Sometimes, when I’m sitting at my desk, writing about another world, I long to see a little more of this one. Today is one of those days. So I dove into my video archive, and found this view of Canaan Valley in West Virginia. Sometimes the mountain really can come to you.

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Blackwater Falls

Friday, September 9th, 2011 | Video Blog Entries | 2 Comments

My week looking back on the beauty and serenity of West Virginia ends today with this one minute video of Blackwater Falls.  This doesn’t quite capture it but gives a jumping off point to help you imagine the peace and tranquility of this lovely place.

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Butterflies at Blackwater Falls State Park

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 | Video Blog Entries | No Comments

When I look at this video, I wish I had been able to do a better job of capturing the beauty of Blackwater Falls in West Virginia. The sound of the water in the background is almost overpowering, but I hope the view of the greenery makes up for the noise. The Falls come in toward the end, but most of this video was spent trying to capture a moment with two of the myriad butterflies that covered this place the entire week I was visiting. In many cultures, a butterfly landing on you is considered a blessing. During the time I spent in West Virginia, I was surrounded by blessings.

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Serenity

Monday, September 5th, 2011 | Video Blog Entries | 4 Comments

Instead of writing about writing, which is, as always, my current obsession, here is a video that I took last summer in the serenity and peace of the mountains of West Virgina. A old range that made me wonder what tales this place might tell, if mountains could talk…

Cathedral State Park

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 | Video Blog Entries | No Comments

Last year, I had the joy of driving to West Virginia and taking in the beauty of their state parks. I saw deer and bears (from a distance, thank goodness), and the entire experience was one of bliss and peace. As I write in the Cave, writing my latest work in progress, I thought I would put up a video blog from a year ago. The peace and beauty of West Virginia come into the Cave with me and feed my soul even while I sit at my computer.

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