Magic mushrooms, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 390

This week Awesome Stories brings you hope and action for the environment. Magic Mushrooms I’ve written before about the amazing properties of mushrooms. Paul Stamets created several natural remedies using mushroom spores in proprietary formulas to address environmental problems like pest control, toxic cleanup, and more. Paul has created a company called¬†Fungi Perfecti to promote…

beauty, macro views, poetry

Hidden Charms

Hidden Charms ~ macro details shine fresh views of nature’s splendor beauty revealed ~ When I was younger, I was focused on the obvious beauty of a sunset, mountain range, or grand vista. Those beautiful sights stirred my passion for nature and photography. Gradually, since living in Arkansas, I’ve learned to look more closely at…

snow, beauty, poetry

Crystalline Dreams

Crystalline Dreams   ~ snow beauty white portraits crystalline dreams winter wonderland birds, berries, buds, and snow nature playing with contrasts a delicate dusting of white beautiful visions dance in my heart gratitude for nature’s snowy surprise ~ We finally had some snow here in NW Arkansas! We haven’t had more than a dusting in…

soul, sunsets, love

Soul Spaces 109

This week Soulful Sunday becomes Soul Spaces. Love in its essence is spiritual fire.~¬†Seneca I’ve decided to change the name of this series to Soul Spaces to better reflect the idea of feeding our souls. There are almost infinite ways to feed our souls. We each must learn what activities, people, and places nurture our…

flowers, poetry, photography

Flower Lover

Flower Lover ~ roses are red violets are blue my garden is dead and I’m missing you ~ grand feasts for my eyes memories of former glories flowers, buds, and butterflies alive with grand stories ~ with your spring arrival come water, magic, and light nature’s colors gone viral I shall revel in delight ~…

beauty, love, poetry

Tropical Delights

Tropical Delights ~ delicate island breezes carry your scent inland tropical delights ignite my desires a siren call of passion, play, and forbidden fruits body swaying in rhythm to your island beat my heart on fire with longing obsession fills me with tropical dreams longing to claim your treasures I surrender to your charms ~…

mass protests, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 389

This week Awesome Stories brings you environmental urgency. The Time for Action is Now Many of you know how much I love nature. As my recent Soulful Sunday post explored, nature is my go-to happy place for peace, nourishment, and restoration. And I firmly believe that many of the world’s problems are a direct result…

sunset view

Room With a View

Room With a View ~ art to feed my heart food to nourish my body a home full of love ~ My heart is happy! My new digs are pretty wonderful. The house is full of art and artistic touches like this cozy reading nook, including a beautiful stain glass lamp that gives the room…

rime ice,

Foggy Fun

Foggy Fun ~ the rime or not the rime this is the essential riddle tiny ice crystals frozen in time playing muse to weather’s fiddle on this foggy winter day ephemeral beauty on display wind, cold, and fog at play highlighting a wintery bouquet ~ My friend Kristin Jones shared a collection of beautiful photos…

nature, soul

Soulful Sunday 108

This week Soulful Sunday explores the nurturing power of nature. I’ve been feeling the call of nature. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ~ William Shakespear I’ve been busy getting ready for another move. One that I hadn’t planned on. My landlord asked me to move out of the house so she…