Trees of Transition

Comfort for people going through life transitions by sharing thoughts, photos, cards, and recipes.


Refreshing Designs

This birch tree trifecta’s shapes excited me yesterday–the flowing lines and shades of color. My Dad’s health has stabilized for now–and he is working on learning to walk again. Thank you all for your prayers, kind word, and support.
I had a wonderful run (that helped relieve the stress from what we are going through with my Dad) yesterday and saw these natural designs:
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Muir Woods and Beach–Place of Enchanting Light


We had been deep along the trail side of the mountain–off to the side of the main trial with the traditional groups of redwoods; then we entered back onto the main trail and saw the afternoon sun slanting down through the branches. Muir Woods becomes magical when the sunlight pierces deep into the glade! The photos above are my favorite, but here are a few more: Continue reading


Love is in the Air!

The colors of this card convey love and peace in a way only a sunset can…This favorite of Lake Michigan shipped to a co-worker today! My first non-family repeat customer. ๐Ÿ™‚ If you need cards for weddings or birthdays coming up, check out


On a more fall note, during my run this morning I saw this: Continue reading


Patterning Clouds

As I drove home from work last night, I saw texture in some clouds I have never seen before! Thankfully, I had to stop at a stoplight where I could snap some photos:

When I first saw the clouds–which were the edge of a huge storm front passing through–one section had iridescent green and pink! Continue reading