Have You Tried a Blueberry Meditation?

Blueberry picking is a July priority for me. After years of lingering on my bucket list, I can hardly wait each summer for what has become an almost spiritual experience. Not because a nun took me on my first adventure (smile) but because of the percolating glee I feel high on a serene hilltop, in …

The Emerging Light

Pink Sunset in Water

Easter is derived from the word east --- where the sun rises to begin each day. It is celebrated as transforming death. In ancient Egypt, when someone died they wested, as in the sunset. What comes to mind when you think of Easter? Colorful spring flowers, everlasting life, love? As plants emerge and people venture …

Life in Colour Photo Challenge – Green

Gardner Way Street Sign

I've been so mesmerized by Spring's arrival this month, I almost missed Travel Words Life in Colour Photo Challenge. (She posts the new color on the first Sunday of each month.) So, while Nature is beginning to unfold some of her greens, here's a few from my archives to meet the Green challenge: Besides this …

The Time Traveling Hibiscus

With ephemeral traits hallmarking the gate to past and future, have you considered gifting a hibiscus for the New Year? Once it's Gone, it's Gone You know the sayings, "Out with the old and in with the new," or "Here today, gone tomorrow."¬† True for so many things --- like each year, our youth, good …