~summer shorts~ star ecology

The invisible, inextricable linkages among members of an ecosystem sometimes reveal themselves when the system is under strain. . . . → Read More: ~summer shorts~ star ecology

~summer shorts~ reclaiming

You can sail forward even when the wind is close to your bow, but there is a reason why they call it “beating to windward.” . . . → Read More: ~summer shorts~ reclaiming

~rainbow mondays~ june blooms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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~rainbow mondays~ winter holidays and spring awakenings

this rainbow monday is so last year… about time to share some holiday memories!

 

rainbow stocking hand sewn by camp boss, rainbow twinkly lights, and a rainbow veggies tray were all part of our holidays. it is good to remind myself of this, as my impression of this holiday season was that . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ winter holidays and spring awakenings

~thankful thursday~ stoking the gratitude fire

looking around on a day like this, prepping for a big feast, it’s easy to feel gratitude for all the abundance surrounding us. the food is bountiful and fresh, the boy cranking the apple slicer has grown into a competent helper, loved ones are close at hand, and a kitty is in the empty ham box. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ stoking the gratitude fire

slope stabilization

how does one establish a relationship that is built to last, what with all the ephemerality of the world? the passing of days into memory or forgetting, the hurts and slights that have the potential to erode at what originally connected two people, the quirks and morning breath and neglected leg stubble that could garner . . . → Read More: slope stabilization

~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

~black and white wednesday~ they come in waves

other posts you may enjoy:~rainbow mondays~ whale exhalations~quinn’s forty-fifth month~ hard-won~a month of unschool~ peaceworkers, programming, and pancakesspring break in the age of . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ they come in waves

~thankful thursday~ sailor hair don’t care

in the more immediate sense, i was under a dark cloud, and my thankfulness gland wasn’t functioning properly. i had a vague a feeling of “at least i don’t live in aleppo,” but that just made me feel guilty that i wasn’t getting an A in the gratitude challenge when i should, since i don’t live in aleppo. imagine being ungrateful for all the nachos i am blessed to be eating lately. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ sailor hair don’t care

~thankful thursday~ the essentials: love, water, light, nachos

i’m thankful today for water. i am listening to a lot of water pelting the metal roof of our house, and overflowing the gutters. the driveway pond is now a thing. i am thankful for the bayou that is filling up with all this fresh rain. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ the essentials: love, water, light, nachos