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Category Archives: Nature
Reprieve After the day’s desk work, just before twilight I enter the star flower’s realm of reprieve. Even abundant woodland mosquitoes are welcome reminders to keep moving to limit their bites and provide a few discomfort souvenirs for my desk-ridden workdays … Continue reading
Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers and nurturers of any kind. (My three siblings are fortunate to live within driving distance to our mother, and to accommodate all our schedules, tomorrow will be our celebration). Part of what I love … Continue reading
Some antidotes to fear: observation big picture understanding bringing calm to panic through breath, other ways of controlling physiologic response intermittent exposure to source of fear, whether internal or external, to develop coping mechanisms Here is some calm appreciation of life I’ve collected … Continue reading
My relationship with plants goes deep. All humans’ do, but my relationship to plants seems heightened. I learned of this beautiful film I intend to see as soon as possible. The film’s website invites people to submit practices, so I contributed … Continue reading
Outside after watching arcs of lightning my young person reminds me are formed from the ground up rather than sky down, and house-shaking thunder.
My sister alerted me to the fact that the World Economic Forum this year included an agenda item on “Forest Bathing.” World Economic Forum tackles all manner of global challenges including both physical and mental health. Wonderful to see people in … Continue reading
Zip the lip for today. Just some roadside flowers from the morning walk. Enjoy the small things in a week of 14-hour workdays.