flowers, sacred, spirals, poetry,

Sacred Spirals

Sacred Spirals ~ orange petals glow with sacred spirals of love rhythms of the heart ~ This is another tribute to Summer Love that is fading fast. These calla lilies grow in containers in my landlord’s back yard. Their blossoms last only a few days in mid summer. Farewell, my sweet beauty. May you return again.…

solar eclipse, poetry,

Solar Awe

Solar Awe These photos from NASA and local photographer Stephen Ironside inspire more awe than my direct experience of the eclipse last week. So here is my tribute to the beauty, awe, and mystery of life with a trio of poems. Which is your favorite poem and why? ~ coronas shine out Baily’s Beads bending the…

Boulder, CO, beauty, poetry

Boulder Beauty

Boulder Beauty   ~ sandstone formations primal eruptions in time sirens of the earth ~ These famous rock formations near Boulder Colorado are part of a larger geologic event along the Rocky Mountains called the Fountain Formation. They are part of a vast chain of sandstone that erupted from the earth about 290 million years ago, well…

sunset, goodness, poetry

Glowing Goodness

Glowing Goodness ~ setting sun whispers fields of color glowing bright my day is complete ~ This is a gorgeous watercolor painting by Janet Weight Reed. Her watercolors dance with color, flow, and joy. She often paints hummingbirds to remind us of the joys in life and teaches watercolor painting around Europe. I believe she is…

Wildflower Wonders

Wildflower Wonders ~ alive with color nature’s beauty on display wildflower wonders ~ Here’s another gem of a photo from my friend Gayle. I’m grateful that we’ve kept in touch over the years and that she is so gracious about sharing her photography. Thank you Gayle!

dahlia, beauty, poetry

Shining Brightly

Shining Brightly dazzling dahlia shining brightly in the field warms my tender heart ~ This beautiful flower image was taken by my friend Gayle at the Dallas Arboretum. Her photo albums make me want to visit this gem of a garden filled with wildflowers, native plants, Japanese gardens, water features and more. Thanks for sharing the…