~black and white wednesday~ feather light

“Blackbird fly, blackbird fly Into the light of a dark black night” ~Paul McCartney . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ feather light

~summer shorts~ wilderness wandering

Wandering in a wilderness area together all day is unlike our hour-long video calls in all ways, but most acutely in that I am positioned beside the waterfall of his imagination like I have not been in months. . . . → Read More: ~summer shorts~ wilderness wandering

~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

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ the morphometrics of distance learning

After his first zoom lecture he told me about geometric morphometrics, which he explained very eloquently and I recorded on my audio recorder. I know he found that area of study quite intriguing โ€“ math plus fossils. . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ the morphometrics of distance learning

~thankful thursday~ if the weather holds

I am grateful for the spontaneous dates of early summer: breakfasts, coffees, and cocktails with popcorn outside in our Adirondack chairs by wedding trees. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ if the weather holds

~black and white wednesday~ abide

โ€œMy way of finding a place in the world is to write one.โ€ ~Barbara Kingsolver . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ abide

sitting with the uncomfortable truth of systemic racism

My place in the conversation is primarily one of listening. Noticing when I feel defensive, taking that as a signal of where my garden has some weeds I need to pull. . . . → Read More: sitting with the uncomfortable truth of systemic racism

~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

~thankful thursday~ entish

Treebeard shares with the hobbits how the Ents famously do not say anything in their language unless it is worth taking a long time to say. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ entish

~rainbow mondays~ adapt

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