Category Archives: Nature

Favorite Season

I get to walk on jigsaw puzzles in my favorite season. Always footward my eyes dart from piece to piece, dream carpets and puzzles turning brown, pumpkin, cranberry, gold coin collections rusted, Chinese fans and willow tears silverfish, almond husks, … Continue reading

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Dreams Are Free

George Addair is paraphrased as having said, “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” It occurred to me that I do not fear much, but everything I want is on the other side of money. I must … Continue reading

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Knitting Dreams

Several days before, during and after the total solar eclipse over the United States on 8/21/17 I was inspired to create an Eclipse Wrap. A prayer of sorts in yarn. This is the first time I created something without following … Continue reading

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Heart of Stillness

In light of the unconscionable words spoken yesterday, I offer a peace prayer today. I walked to the heart of stillness in the labyrinth’s center and left a Whidbey Rock I found months ago. I have learned the peace symbol … Continue reading

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Dormant Beauty

So much of what becomes beauty lies dormant. This plant came in full bloom, unidentified from a grocery store last summer. It finished blooming, its leaves shriveled and died, and I left it alone in a porch all winter thinking … Continue reading

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Thin Layers of Life

We know life on Earth cannot exist beyond the thin blue line of atmosphere (unless you are on a Mars expedition or space shuttle). But unless we are a farmer, it is easy to take for granted how important healthy soil is … Continue reading

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Old Visitors

Two long-buried poems from a few years back visit me in this moment to express my current truth. The haiku was from challenge to distill an essence of your entire life into 17 syllables. Reflection How surface tension holds the … Continue reading

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