fungi, poetry

Fungi Fantasia

Fungi Fantasia ~ funky fungi glow nature’s unsung recyclers harbingers of life ~                                 Fungi are endlessly fascinating to me. I love the variety of colors, shapes, textures, and habitats they occupy (from the desert to the deep sea.) Did…

simplicity, elementals

Elementals #10 – Simplicity

Elementals #10 – Simplicity This week I didn’t get to take a nature walk, and that might be the case for the next few weeks. I’m working extra shifts before my vacation in mid-September. I’m finally going back east to visit my mother in Virginia. We’ve been waiting for the virus to calm down, but…

nature, lake, poetry

Trailside Beauty

Trailside Beauty ~ nature’s beauty calls whispers among the forest the language of love ~ Much like John Muir, I go to the woods to be set right. To restore my mind, body, and spirit by communing with nature. These images are taken along one of my favorite places to hike around town at Lake…

summer heat, poetry

Summer Heatwaves

Summer Heatwaves ~ heatwaves roll across the country ripples shimmer in the air flowers glow in golden fields the cycles of life press onward while we humans take cover indoors retreating to air-conditioned spaces weary of the heat and humidity if one braves the heat we’re rewarded with sweat rivers pouring down our skin cooling…

nature, beauty

Elementals #9

Elementals #9 May peace and beauty fill our hearts. I’m continuing to sit with the idea of championing freedom vs simply being free and love in action. I believe what we focus on or resist grows, so continually noticing, protesting, or talking about the problems in the world will only help expand them. Ultimately, this…

love, earth, poetry

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love ~ relax and breathe in the peace feel the beauty, joy, and power despite the sea of chaos love still reigns supreme now more than ever we each must choose will we spread love or fear I choose love and harmony seeding love wherever I go blessing and nurturing all…

heart, love, roses

Heart Strings

Heart Strings ~ lush rose petals glow garden bounty in full bloom tugging on my heart ~ This is a photo from the gardens I planted at the last home I owned. Since I sold that house, I haven’t had gardens of my own to grow and nurture. Sometimes I’ve helped tend my landlord’s gardens,…

people, power, reform

Wealth and Reform

Wealth and Reform I haven’t read the book Capital by Thomas Piketty, but most of us know about the growing power and wealth of the 1%. That term comes from his book that Paul Krugman sums up in the video below. The information in the video has greatly influenced my current views on our political…