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
Part 1: Thunder and Bolts Thursday was a particularly humid day. Even as I worked in the shade, the sweat and discomfort wouldn’t leave me alone. Who am I to complain on such a beautiful day! I finished with work and headed home. I was taking the next day off, so, off I drove toward my… Continue reading Lightning Strikes, Thunder rolls…..
While tripping down a woodland lane a whisper of spring I tried to explain. In the green shade a flower brings its own light. After this long cold winter a much needed sight. Spring has arrived in the Pacific Northwest and not a moment too soon. Sure we’re still having stormy days but,… Continue reading Tra, La, La, La…Trillium!
Shadow light /shadow play /this is what I’ll do today! I haven’t been getting into my garden to do much work. I can’t believe it’s not making me sad. I must’ve needed a break. The wind been blowin’ and the ground’s been frozen. Some days all day, which is unusual around here. I assume the… Continue reading Shadow Light
(sŏlˈstĭs) From the latin word solstitium meaning “sun standing still”. You have arrived. Now, ready for some cosmic talk? It’s all how you see it. Imagine you are the center of the universe…… To helps us to understand the motion of our solar system in relation to what we observe on earth; we use a model called… Continue reading The 12 Days of Solstice. Day 12.
A day for duality. A day for oneness. You’ll always be two ones to me, Eleven! A place where water might trickle and flow. EXIST, LIFE, SEED and MAN all stacked in a row. A building in the distance A tub that’s close-up. Is it one man that two halves make-up? Click here to read… Continue reading The 12 Days of Solstice. Day 11.
We are spinning. How fast you spin depends on where you are on this planet. If you’re at the equator you are whirling around at the speed of 1,670 km/hour. If you’re standing at the poles it will take you all day to spin in place. Right now we are spinning and it’s not going… Continue reading The 12 Days of Solstice. Day 1o.