~rainbow mondays~ raining roses

I gotta get out of bed and get a hammer and a nail Learn how to use my hands, not just my head I think myself into jail Now I know a refuge never grows From a chin in a hand in a thoughtful pose Gotta tend the earth if you want a rose ~Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ raining roses

~black and white wednesday~ abide

“My way of finding a place in the world is to write one.” ~Barbara Kingsolver . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ abide

~rainbow mondays~ change

“Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ change

~rainbow mondays~ adapt

happy little birds, flowers, and trees. . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ adapt

~thankful thursday~ take care

“I move through my days lighthearted and carefree knowing all is well,” is good for me to repeat. Also cathartic is my walk around the rainy yard sacrificing slugs. I’m grateful for balance. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ take care

~rainbow mondays~ columbines of the dragon house

gryffindor columbine “you might belong in gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart.” . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ columbines of the dragon house

mother hands

Patricia Ann, Anna Hilda, Hilda Louise, Anna Louise, but beyond my great great grandmother even names fade out of memory. I repeat their names today, as I began to do on my first mother’s day as a mama. . . . → Read More: mother hands

~thankful thursday~ exponential

Quintessence has such a nice ring to it, and feels hopeful to me, the idea of a fifth dynamic fundamental force, an unknown mystery exerting itself in the cosmos whose impact on the speed of the expansion of the universe is an open question. Open questions in physics feel like hope, like that little thing with feathers can fly into the opening. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ exponential

~rainbow mondays~ from

Even here, there is still dirt under my nails And untameable roots. . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ from

~thankful thursday~ integrating

Tonight during The Empire Strikes Back I was reminded of this quote that I love: “luminous beings are we; not this crude matter.” I think what Yoda was saying was that we are capable of making our own light. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ integrating