~thankful thursday~ snails, whales, puppy dog tails

11/8/18

~30 days of gratitude~ day 8

there is the usual ebb and flow of the gratitude juice, modulated by snags in the fabric of my experience that focus my gaze inwards, and then disasters both natural and unnatural that draw my gaze back outward again. each time the latter occurs, the gratitude surges . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ snails, whales, puppy dog tails

~thankful thursday~ stoking the gratitude fire

11/16/17

~30 days of gratitude~ day 16

i am thankful for dragons. we have fondly referred to our house as the dragon house since quinn was about 5 years old. all three of us love dragons. like many households in oregon, there is a head on the wall as part of our . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ stoking the gratitude fire

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ miracles

the trouble with blog posts is, there’s no way to make them scratch-and-sniff. perhaps i can utilize some sort of jedi mind trick to make you smell this clove-filled orange while you read about our month of lifelong learning.

rich’s daughter and her fiance . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ miracles

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ take a picture of it instead

i only just finished posting about last month and it’s time for another one! in this season of dim lighting and puddles, it all feels like a big blur, but when i go back and look through, some gems shine through the murk.

halloween, pokemon style.

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~rainbow mondays~ cozy cranberries and chai

red: cranberries simmering…

orange: a friday evening stroll on the beach with rich’s daughter and her fiance.

yellow: fall leaves glowing in the sun.

green: fairy habitat

blue: us, in the fading evening light, so we have multiple pairs of glasses and appear a bit dreamy. not a . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ cozy cranberries and chai

~rainbow mondays~ it’s always ourselves we find in the sea

welcome to another oregon coast tidepool edition of rainbow mondays…

i’ve got a purple finale planned, so i am going to stick the grays, black and whites, and blinding white light shots up front.

gray, black, and blinding white light.

black and white: yin and yang again

grays: . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ it’s always ourselves we find in the sea