~thankful thursday~ navigating transitions


~30 days of gratitude~ day 9

i may have already mentioned a certain man i am thankful for, but recently i’ve been specifically feeling gratitude for his navigational skills. there is just about nothing i’d rather be doing than riding in the passenger seat while he drives me anywhere. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ navigating transitions

~rainbow mondays~ the whole spectrum

i am a summer girl at heart, but early spring is a very happy time of year for me, because of all the hopeful new beginnings, new growth, and flowers! the first flowers after the longest period of going without flowers are some of the sweetest. part of the changing of seasons for me . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ the whole spectrum

~rainbow mondays~ being the rainbow

we’re in high rainbow season, and we’ve been taking our cues from the skies and being the rainbow every chance we get.

being a fairy dog mother is a way i like to be the rainbow in someone else’s cloud, or in other words, be . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ being the rainbow

be the rainbow

2017 is a going to be a big year for us, no two ways about it. i don’t feel the same usual timid anticipation of the unknown to come, because there are already some big plans laid out for this year. standing here on the threshold, it’s more like a certainty cutting through the fog . . . → Read More: be the rainbow

~rainbow mondays~ lighthearted

i didn’t take enough pictures this week for a full rainbow monday post, but i also don’t want to skip posting today, because i am feeling so blessed and joyful. i attended a wonderful yoga and writing workshop on saturday that filled me with inspiration was just so invigorating. then yesterday (sunday) looked at . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ lighthearted

~rainbow mondays~ come and get your love


can you see the rainbow behind quinn? it’s very faint, but it’s totally there.

how about now? this week’s rainbow monday is dominated by pictures from wilderness wednesday, otherwise known as veteran’s day, which quinn and i spent together.

orange: hard to see any orange, but the little newt peeking out . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ come and get your love

~rainbow mondays~ never too late to bloom

red: aji colorado peppers from my perrenialized pepper plant

orange: rich lit the first fire in the woodstove on the (rainy) fall equinox.

yellow: the sunflowers had a few brief minutes of actual sun while they were open.

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~rainbow mondays~ showers and sunflowers


pink: looking out my front door at sunrise.

red: strawberry leaves turning strawberry-colored.

orange: dahlia at my good friend’s baby shower

yellow: quinn’s umbrella helping me protect my camera; sunflower finally about to bloom just in time to . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ showers and sunflowers

~rainbow mondays~ i want to be red today

red: fire breathing dragon, or alternately, a red fairy, dressed for his 4th day of school. quote, “i want to be red today.”

orange: nasturtium flowers munched on by grasshopper

yellow: is this the same spider who used to be white?

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~rainbow mondays~ foliage

red: hopi red dye amaranth volunteer

orange: fire sprites

yellow: goldenrod; always one of my favorite crayons in the box

green: always the easiest part of the rainbow to come by in oregon, 365 days a year.

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