~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

~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~ spring takes wing

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~thankful thursday~ chronologically beset

Now itโ€™s really going to take me a while to get back Asia. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ chronologically beset

~rainbow mondays~ light seeker

~rainbow mondays~

a splash of color on monday morning

a photo study documenting the colors of the spectrum: the balance points between . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ light seeker

~rainbow mondays~ middle earth

~rainbow mondays~

a splash of color on monday morning

a photo study documenting the colors of the spectrum: the balance points between light reflected and light absorbed

other posts you may enjoy:a pirate looks at 40quinn’s seventh . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ middle earth

tides

I have always been fascinated with the tides. For me, the place at the edge of the ocean, where the earth, air and water converge, is where the magic and bioluminescence are found. When I was in college, a few of my courses contained lessons on what drives the tides, and while most of the . . . → Read More: tides

~thankful thursday~ butterfly effect

The tree-filtered sunlight projected the smiley faces drawn on the frosty bus windows across the gray seat backs, and they danced and smiled and stretched larger as we drove along. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ butterfly effect

~thankful thursday~ fall crops and late bloomers

Today I participated in another of my favorite mindfulness practices, one concerning impermanence, like sand painting but with squashes, already scattered and but a memory. Tomorrow I will fill the slow cooker with leek and potato, celeriac and parsley root, and some imaginal cells to remind me that next summer will unfurl its colorful wings in time. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ fall crops and late bloomers

~thankful thursday~ shadows and butterflies

It may take more years of this practice before I can truly feel thankful for darkness, or the meltdown it initiates in me. Simmering in my slow cooker today, Iโ€™m grateful for memories of summer, excellent walks with my husband, and butterflies. . . . → Read More: ~thankful thursday~ shadows and butterflies