The time is late July. The sun is heating up the land and the sea and, as it sits overhead, the directness of its rays reach down and hold you in place. If asked what you’re doing the answer better be, “Not much.” It’s obvious you’re not getting anything done today. Just admit it. Luckily,… Continue reading “Light…Wind…Action!”
Waiting on the porch, I am watching the rain. Steps reflect the sky.
Here is a repost from last year’s series, The 12 Days of Solstice. This last year we spun around the sun so quickly that I thought it might be fun to revisit the riddle of standing still. ~Bridget, Gardenkeeping (sŏlˈstĭs) From the latin word solstitium meaning “sun standing still”. You have arrived. Now, ready for some cosmic talk? It’s all… Continue reading The 12 Days of Solstice. Day 12.
One of my favorite parts of the holidays is all of the decorations. The only problem is that I’m not very good at it. My best excuse is to start with my lack of know-how, briskly mix in a short attention span and then I always like to add a few dashes of embarrassment when… Continue reading Clip and Tuck
Halloween is here. The best holiday of the year. The rest could go away and never come back. I really wouldn’t care. Growing up in Spokane, on Altamont Boulevard, the houses were old and so were the trees. There were large areas along the circle where the parking strips were planted with maple trees that… Continue reading Resident Crows
So much of what I have is broken but, since I grew up with Bob Ross, I’ve come to see these imperfections as “happy accidents”. The fact that most people do not want broken things is what usually brings these pieces into my life. This is how the mask of a child came to me. This… Continue reading The Green Man-Child
We are now in the middle of the dog days of summer. The heliacal rising of the dog star Sirius is a signal to those in the Northern Hemisphere that the hot days of summer have arrived. Finally this southern star can be seen hovering over the horizon just before it is overcome by the light of the rising sun. Below… Continue reading Working the Graveyard Shift