Feeling Groovy

~ the album begins music washes over me soul connections fire tingles ignite my body feeling very groovy now ~ I had forgotten how much music can impact me. I listen to music all the time, especially while driving for my courier job. But rarely do I sit and listen to an album like I…

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Thanksgiving Harvest

I’m continually amazed and touched by the love and support I receive from our blogging community. As I’ve mentioned before, this is a big factor in my continued blogging. I will likely continue blogging in some capacity; it’s hard to imagine walking away from all the wonderful people I’ve met here on WordPress. When I…

Muted Moments

This fall was a very muted one for me, both in fall colors and my emotional state. I haven’t slipped all the way into depression, but apathy is becoming way too comfortable. Just like in the photo above, I could look at the details and find bits of beauty; the rocks, the splashes of color,…

Floral Finale

~ dazzling displays a festival of flowers autumn’s last hurrah ~ ~ The colors were dazzling and surprising for so late in the year. The bees and insects were feasting on this beautiful bounty, harvesting while they can. I too was feeding, my soul, on this floral festival before the freeze takes them away for…

Autumn Wonders

~ wonder and awe danced in the air witnessing nature’s grand affair neighbors gathering in their yards chattering like poetic bards eyes filled with delight from rainbow-colored light not to be outdone clouds summoned by the sun sparkling with refracted light wishing all a grand goodnight ~ This was the first double rainbow that I…

Fungal Forays

~ nature’s clean-up crew decompose, connect, and feed fantastic fungi ~ ~ These are a few of the many mushrooms that I’ve discovered during my hiking forays through the local parks and woods. Here are a few more fun facts about our fungal friends from Dr. Robert Fogel and Patricia Rogers of the Utah State…

Time to Feed My Soul

I want to recapture my flow, passion, and zest for life. The truth is that my life is rather dull and has been for much of the last 28 years. During much of the time since leaving Boulder, I’ve been plodding along, finding moments of joy, but no lasting joy, passion, or purpose. I want…

Pond Life Dreams

~ algae-covered pond life hidden beneath the calm while dreams lie dormant ~ This has been a quiet summer for me, focused on work, volunteering, and daily life. Over the last few years, I’ve allowed my dreams to wither and become dormant. Maybe one day, the spark will be reignited. Meanwhile, I’m grateful to live…

Mushroom Mysteries

~ the fungi kingdom feed, recycle, and connect nature’s grandmother ~ Here are a few of the many mysteries of mushrooms courtesy of the BenitoLink Reporter. Did you know that fungi are the largest organism growing on the planet? They silently feed and shape the health of our soils, plants, trees, and vast ecosystems. One…