day lilies

The Body of Love

I was surprised recently to be “nominated” by Anita Bowden for The Three-Day Lyrical Challenge. I enjoy the spiritual but not religious bent to her blog. Thank you for thinking of me, Anita! This is my second lyrical post. I chose The Body of Love by Ben Lee, […]

apple cherry pie

Summertime when the Living is Easy

As an Amazon Associate, this blog earns a small fee for any purchase made from links in this site. I only feature products that I enjoy in my own home; I appreciate your support of my blog and hope to introduce you only to nifty things this way! […]

parasailor

Who we gonna end up being?

I was surprised recently to be nominated by Anita Bowden for The Three-Day Lyrical Challenge. I enjoy the spiritual but not religious bent to her blog. Thank you for “nominating” me, Anita! I wanted to share Free Life by Dan Wilson with you. I love the way it […]

orbs

Mystical Orbs

Sometimes you can feel the richness of the earth and the vitality of the natural world around you. I don’t feel that when I’m downtown, but I can feel it a little in my back yard. It feels strongest when I’m away from the city, somewhere with more […]

dog's nose

My Week in Pictures

I had to take Sugar, our Goffin’s Cockatoo, to the avian veterinarian across the city because he was breathing hard and making funny noises with each breath. When we stepped out of the car, storm clouds were rolling in. We never felt the hail or rain, as it […]

chive blossom

Garden of Hope

Russell Sprout was our gardener, and I put in a garden for many years just for him. He loved visiting the plants, encouraging and admiring them. He took credit for all our successes as we harvested grapes, tomatoes, tomatillos, and peppers. He spent a lot of time in […]

Devils Tower

R & R at Devils Tower

My husband and I visited Devils Tower, Wyoming about 20 years ago, and we returned again this spring a week or two ago with our camper. It isn’t impressive from a distance like the Rocky Mountains are, but when you get up close, it can be dramatic. Devil’s […]

purple pansies

Be a Pansy

In the spring, I pass a group of planters by my office that are full of pansies. They are bright, cheerful and resilient. It snows, sleets, rains, and freezes, yet the pansies come back again and again. I’ll pass them in the morning and they are wilted and […]

There is a Luminous, Spacious Energy

I want to thank Aguycalledbloke and  Anita Bowen at Onelightonesource for nominating me for the 3-Day Quote Challenge.  The rules are simple: I must thank those who nominated me, post one quote per day for three consecutive days, and nominate new bloggers each day. I’m on day three of […]