The Way Out

The Way Out

This isn’t the salty body of water that I prefer, but there is something about a flowing river after a downpour. It’s a formidable wildlife wonder to the ocean when it’s not within reach. I’m not sure why I’m drawn … Continue reading

Missing Mama

Missing Mama

I was accused of being in the water for three hours. I’ve been accused of worse things, but there’s no way I could have because my bladder signals me after about an hour and as much as I would have … Continue reading

Hearing Your Truth

Hearing Your Truth

Veiled beneath stretched and speckled clouds, a rising sun. Tucked in slender bending coastal covering, a feral cat on guard and grateful to be within terra firma. Behind my back, prints in moist sand. In front view, a vast ocean … Continue reading

Brush it Off Magically

It’s the start of the day, still a few more hours until noon meandering along a whole lot of red tide carnage with scratchy throats and sporadic coughing and somehow there aren’t many other patches of earth I’d rather be. … Continue reading

The Angler

The Angler

It’s refreshing to see a fisherman in his element especially in the mist of ill-advised and division-inducing rhetoric. This angler isn’t alone. He is accompanied by a fellow angler with a fair number of accoutrements to linger on these rocks … Continue reading

Hubris and Greed, Oh My

Hubris and Greed, Oh My

So much on the breaking news front this week—a scheme of unimaginable boldness and foolhardiness requiring grand bravura risking enormous hubris among other peril. Maybe just maybe a mind or two will expand with all this extreme in-your-face hoopla. It … Continue reading

Forget Not

Forget Not

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and winds long to play with your hair.” –Kahli Gibran

Dreamer of this Dream

Dreamer of this Dream

Mood this evening after an afternoon filled with sunshine and play…not many words exchanged out there today. Back in the nest, we cranked open all windows to bathe in the supreme light and early evening breeze. We do a lot … Continue reading

Uncovered

as in a locker room and all the bare body parts glistening under the unflattering fluorescent lights, right there inscribed in paper by his teachers about middle bear’s brazen behavior in the classroom. Why wasn’t this brought up in the … Continue reading

Shark Tank

There are moments in our lives when we are thudded with bumps in the road that are uncontrollable, however, what is manageable is how we allow these challenges to affect us. After all, too many bouts of cortisol peaks to … Continue reading