She’s So Fine

Driving home this evening with the moon roof open and windows down, I was still savoring a glorious day with an old friend.  Kicking off the afternoon in her favorite gardening center and seeing new varieties of trees and plants made my spirits soar. I learned that the tree I noticed on my walks this …

Attention Deficit

A few days ago, I was beginning the day with Qigong in a southeasterly room --- the veggie/herb garden outside the french doors to the left, a glorious view of summer flowers (albeit wet from the rain) through the window straight ahead.  (Sadly, this summer's extreme weather has escorted my morning Qigong practice indoors.)  Sweeping …

Winding Roads

Someone read a poem today. That made me think The winding road is our lives. Many of us reach the same destination. Albeit different ways, Different paths, whys, hows, with different words for the same concept --- a nearly same experience. Isn't that the wonder of our uniqueness yet sameness? We begin a path, a …

“Flexibility”

I begin each day picking a word for guidance out of the cobalt blue glass container.   Just a little something to set my intention for the day before the mental chatter of the "TO DO list" dictates my time and ultimately my mood.  Today, the message is flexibility.  "Good choice," I think to myself already …

Infinity

When I look, really look at the variety of colors, shades, textures, patterns, sizes, etc., etc., etc., in the garden and mountains beyond, I am stunned.  Consider, for just a moment, the endless shades of pink.   How does that make you feel?

How do they know?

I made a hearty bouquet last week of wild tiger daylilies and spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis that I placed in a cobalt blue vase to greet me in the morning and accompany nighttime meals.  This lively contrast of oranges and purples contained flowers in bloom and those in waiting. On day 2, several of the lilies …

Transformation of Endings

Source: I Don't Get It In visiting another blog this afternoon, I was moved by the writer's sadness and confusion of impending death and realized each of us is so different in how we think about and interpret life. I came into this world contemplating death and vividly recall such thoughts as early as age …