Serpentine Dreams

Surprises unfold in shapes that humble me Thousands of stories serpentine in a dream pond of touching tears Grateful for the photo by LuAnn Hunt courtesy of Unsplash

As We Wait

While plunked down in stillness when I want to keep moving I find it’s a grand time to remind myself to notice the layers and layers of now Like the lawns flocked with shadows, clouds covering clouds, and maybe the crescendo of katydid calls all harmonizing in complex moments with my heartbeat and my breath … More As We Wait

Quarantine

Sunlight comes through the box bay at a low slant white washing two waxy leaves of a peace lily Two sheets and two blankets folded pick up rays of the last lingering light before illuminating an oval of scrimshaw in the spotlight The horizon will marble peach, steel grey and coral soon but for now … More Quarantine

Facing the Itch

Coronavirus pandemic times require that we notice our hands with intent keeping hands away from the face The challenge now is what to do if you have an itch on your nose? or a drop of tear in your eye? Times now challenge us to just let the itch sit for a while notice the … More Facing the Itch

If You Were God…

An email message titled “If you were God what universe would you create?” arrived in my inbox today The question made me smile I am a god and I do create my universe Everyone is a god in my opinion creating a unique universe How could it be otherwise? Each have unique backgrounds Each have … More If You Were God…

Sunrise, Sunset

Growth Sunrise today is underwhelming at least as far as colors are concerned yet my kitty and I still sit on the window seat to watch the light grow and grow and grow every moment eternal every moment finite Sunset Haiku “Feed me please,” she purrs, “by the back window because sunset’s blaze soon fades.” … More Sunrise, Sunset

Returning from Mexico

Last week I listened to the music of tropical birds wind through jungle foliage splashing surf and a mariachi band Back home I listen to the music of purring cats humming from the furnace crunching snow and a Spotify collection Travel broadens the mind Returning deepens appreciation for home Top photo taken in Riviera Maya, … More Returning from Mexico

Agile Intent

I intended to write in my journal but a call from my daughter in Europe took precedence over my plan I intended to cook chicken for dinner but dropping temps and a show of snow inspired vegetable soup I intended to go to the gym but sparked by thoughts to create, I stayed home to … More Agile Intent

Tumbles

Water tumbles over stones as the silver creek flows – nature’s gurgling music Life tumbles over troubles as wavering times arise – growth’s raspy music   Photo taken at Lloyd Stage Nature Center, Troy, MI