1959 steps along the bridge to the light house; 658 stairs to the top of the beacon; 50 paces to circle the light.

Growing up as the light keeper’s daughter, Catherine counted so many times through all weather: fog; screaming winds; deadly breakers; and quiet seas.

Now, her spirit walked and counted on under starblanket skies, angry clouds, dark and full moons as the automated beacon shone steady.

Thanks to Sonya @ Only 100 Words for another great image for TLT, Week 38.