Elementals #8

Elementals #8 This week I’m sharing a taste of my neighborhood walks. I don’t get out to the state parks much anymore, so I try to get my nature time locally. Thankfully, I’ve learned to find and appreciate simple joys where I am, allowing nature’s elemental beauty to speak to my heart.  I’m still seeing…

choices, values, communication

Deciding Times

Deciding Times What are we choosing? Are we choosing understanding and compassion? Or are we choosing righteousness? In these challenging and tumultuous times, our decisions, words, and actions are critically important. I am noticing a trend to be very righteous and fixed in our beliefs, statements, and choices. This is partly driven by the divisive…

turtle island

Turtle Island

Turtle Island ~ peace be upon you brothers and sisters unite leave your hatred and prejudices behind no race or species better than another may we remember our true nature we’re one family united in time walking gently upon Turtle Island ~   I’ve been having turtles visit my back yard almost daily. I’d like…

muses, cinquain

Our Muses

Our Muses ~ muses a writer’s friend sometimes their woeful bain creators of inspiration and pain   fickle creative bursts amazing talents flow stumbling blocks when hiding out flighty   zany so full of life writer’s creative fuel zesty feelings and ideas juicy   soulful heartfelt musings inspiration and flow vivid dreams, imagination fancy  …

natural wonders

Natural Wonders

Natural Wonders ~ the gift of friendship trees, bees, and flowers a babbling brook a path to walk mountain tops to see a broader view a sunset to pause and reflect these are a few of my favorite things the natural wonders ~ I took some time to hang out with friends in the last…

The Spring of Corona

The Spring of Corona I started this post a couple of years ago and revised it for our corona focused world. I highly recommend Charles Eisenstein’s essay called Coronation. I’m choosing the path of love and cooperation. How about you? Thanks for reading and being part of our community. I appreciate you. Spring in the…

poetry, nature

Green Goodness

Green Goodness ~ looking up I felt protected sheltered by a canopy of green glowing with light and vitality yet also tranquil like a still lake soothing to my mind and soul a moment of green goodness ~

nature, flowers, love

Elementals #7

Elementals #7   ~ a walk in the park communing with bees and plants starstruck lovers swoon ~ I’m reviving my Elementals Series as a simple and fun way to share my love for nature. Especially in this time of corona madness, I’m grateful for a scenic yard, woodsy neighborhood, and easy access to nature.…

irises, spring

A Spring Stroll

A Spring Stroll ~ Spring brings a succession of joyful growth bursting with color and aroma. The menagerie of delightful colors brings a smile to my face and heart. Cherry trees are early spring stars with a profusion of white blossoms and delicate scents. Next tulips lead the parade with a variety of colors while…