Healing Harmonies

Healing Harmonies ~ Here are my contributions to Colleen’s lastest weekly poetry challenge using the photo prompt above. I decided to write both a tanka poem and a short story. If you’re inspired to play along, here is the link with instructions and suggestions.  Happy writing. ~ melancholy notes vibrated the forest air with hypnotic…

The Touch of Grace

The Touch of Grace ~ a cool breeze blows tickling my face and hands the wind a gentle caress like the touch of a lover she soothes my body softening the rough edges a moment of stillness brings peace and gratitude thank you sweet grace ~ Since I haven’t been out hiking much lately, I…

Bumblebee Bliss

Bumblebee Bliss ~ bright yellow sirens calling the bees to come feast on liquid sunshine ~ Fellow blogger Yeka, from IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE blog, wrote a fun post today about perspective. It reminded me, in a fun way, that we have the power of perspective in choosing how to approach each new day. I’m…

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi ~ fanciful colors freaky fungi growing art nature’s mystery ~ This was a fungus I found growing along the trail at Lake Fayetteville, I have no idea what it is, other than beautiful and mind-boggling in it’s array of colors that looks like an abstract painting. Any fungi experts who can identify this…

Timeless Dance of Love

Timeless Dance of Love ~ wings embrace the sky instinct moving wings through air the heron takes flight in a timeless dance of love life’s majesty on display ~

Soul Spaces 113 – Fayetteville Square

Soul Spaces 113 – Fayetteville Square Our downtown square is a real treasure. I love going when there aren’t many people around to soak up the good vibes of the classic architecture, beautifully designed and maintained gardens, and history of community connection. Our Fayetteville Square was originally designed as a US Post Office. In later…

Soul Spaces 112 – Family and Gardens

Soul Spaces Family and Garden Goodness ~ azaleas in bloom squirrels practice acrobats butterflies dancing nature’s bounty on display nourishing body and soul ~   My mom and I thrive in the garden with flowers, bushes, plants, and birds to warm our hearts. I was happy to spruce up her yard as my way of…

Awesome Stories 391

This week Awesome Stories celebrates nature and creativity. Nature Inspired Spirits Debra Bernier creates nature-inspired sculptures that touch my soul. I love both her process and her creations. Debra works with driftwood found in her native Victoria, BC, Canada. Before doing any carving, she studies a piece to discover its story and essence. She fuses…

nature, soul, Lee Creek

Soul Spaces 111- Nature

Soul Spaces 111 – Nature Nature has been my go-to place and way to nurture my soul ever since my 30s. During my early thirties, I was fortunate to have the time, money, and health to travel the country in a VW camper visiting National Parks. The two summers I spent hiking and camping in…

beauty, macro views, poetry

Hidden Charms

Hidden Charms ~ macro details shine fresh views of nature’s splendor beauty revealed ~ When I was younger, I was focused on the obvious beauty of a sunset, mountain range, or grand vista. Those beautiful sights stirred my passion for nature and photography. Gradually, since living in Arkansas, I’ve learned to look more closely at…