Author Archives: Erin W

About Erin W

A sensitive plant, bamboo strong.

Harmony Today

There were many people around the world out in harmony today for science, and that gives me hope that people like my daughter with a mind at home in complex math and science will have a place in this world. … Continue reading

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Nature Forms

My alter ego wanted to stay in the woods all day where it had not roamed in several days. Alas, the desk and duty calls. A congregation of curves will soon give way to the sword fern spikes below. Ferns are … Continue reading

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Compensations

“Life has its compensations,” my great-grandmother used to say. Embracing life as is in the moment does not mean giving up. Until such day as we humans inhabit an egalitarian system where every individual truly has identical currency, identical opportunity matched to … Continue reading

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Earth Chuckle

Earth Collage These images gleaned from past journeys evoke “Earth” to me. Sunsets only blocks away from me remind me to get back to the daily ritual I have let slide. Sky: Best viewing screen on Earth. Certified Poet, Don’t You Know It … Continue reading

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New Creations Birthed

Looks a bit opaque Many thanks to designer Ambah O’Brien for her Xuan wrap, which means “spring” in Vietnamese. Her wonderful designs can be found on Ravelry here. This was my first go at learning mosaic technique for color work. Here is … Continue reading

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Jolt

Jolted by the thought: “You are perfect.”

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Climbing

Climbing – 1968 In 2010, I met in person four people who had climbed the world’s mountains, Denali, Everest, Kilimanjaro. After four consecutive people crossed my path, I thought, “this is a sign I should climb a mountain.” So I set … Continue reading

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