Tuesday, 27 October 2020 I was going stir crazy this morning and eventually realized I hadn’t been in nature, in my forest, for quite some time. It amazes me how energizing it is and how much I need it. It is as important to my soul and mental and emotional health as water is to…… Continue reading Tuesday

It sounds more like April than October

Sunday, 18 October 2020 I stepped out onto the veranda this morning, pleasantly surprised it wasn’t freezing out and yet also surprised to hear the red-winged blackbirds singing. Not to mention the robins serenading us throughout the day. It’s highly unusual for these birds to still be here. I’m enjoying hearing them but somewhat confused…… Continue reading It sounds more like April than October


Tuesday, 12 May 2020 I’m sitting at my desk, gazing at Venus, shining bright during blue hour. A red glow still visible at the horizon with a soft gradation upwards of orange, yellow, sky blue, to deep blue. It’s breath taking, if you like that sort of thing, and reminds me that 40 days from…… Continue reading 132/366

The dreaded “M” word… Day 12 of 30 Days of Happiness

Meditation. Yikes! The dreaded “M” word. For some, meditation comes easy but for a lot of us, it’s down right scary. I think of the scene in Eat Pray Love where Julia Roberts’ character sits in lotus position and tries to meditate but is distracted with the clicking of a clock, bugs flying around and…… Continue reading The dreaded “M” word… Day 12 of 30 Days of Happiness