autumn, beauty, poetry

Autumn Glory

Autumn Glory Today, I offer a haiku and a tanka to celebrate the glories of autumn in the Rocky Mountains. ~ aspens glowing bright mountains ablaze with colorĀ  pathways to heaven ~ hiking the Rockies forest aflame with yellows evergreens contrast craggy mountains standing proud a rich tribute to autumn ~ Clearly, I’m missing the…

muse, inspiration, poetry

Buttercup Baby

Buttercup Baby ~ late summer flowers fill me up with peace and love buttercup baby ~ I don’t know why, but the song and words popped into my head as the title for this post. Here is the original hit song, Build Me Up Buttercup, from the Foundations that was still popular even 8 years…

The Beatles, Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever ~ I hopped in my Yellow Submarine to visit Penny Lane and the Beatles. Some of us have never lost the belief that after a Hard Days Night, All You Need is Love. I walked over to Sgt. Pepper and asked him to Let It Be. But Hey, Jude wasn’t falling for…

love, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 378

This week Awesome Stories brings you the power of less. Matt Kahn’s video about The Apathy of Options really resonated with me. Now I’m inspired to purge even more of my stuff to see if I can get to the place of only keeping what I truly love, need and use. I’ve been a minimalist,…

compassion, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 377

This week Awesome Stories brings you the art of holding space. Holding Space They hold me in their beautiful, spacious container of caring so I can soften into the pain, acknowledge it, and let it go instead of being trapped in a shit storm of grief, anger, and loss. ~ Lynn Hauka Very few times…

inclusion, diversity

Rita and Randy

Rita and Randy ~ don’t give up the right shine that little old light say no to hate and fear or maybe go grab a beer embraceĀ the obtuse but please no abuse ~ if you don’t understand, seek maybe your comprehension is weak let us not condemn another but embrace as sister and brother inclusion…

The Taste of Love

The Taste of Love ~ gazing at the twilight sky immersed in a sea of beauty every pore is filled with the taste of love vibrating in harmony at one with life free at last ~

sunset, fire, poetry

Awesome Stories 375

This week Awesome Stories brings you love, soul food, and digital holidays. Love and gratitude This episode will be the last Awesome Stories for now. My interest in these stories has been waning for a while. I need to find what inspires me. It may not even be writing. Lately, I seem to have to…