A Cool Spot

A Cool Spot

On the surface it may have seemed like there may have been a lot to handle within myself, a previous je ne sae quoi of I am here and I don’t know why? Such a demeanor emanates bewilderment for all … Continue reading

Rites of Summer

Rites of Summer

It’s not officially summer yet but boy are we playing like it is. Water fun is an undoubtedly anticipated sign of summer, a rite of passage into the season of sun filled days of outdoor adventures. Watching my brood take … Continue reading

Big Shot

Big Shot

I found a spot that serves the most incredible coffee presented in delightful clay vessels. The mastery starts with a slurry of maple syrup, then the barista does his magic with the right amount of water pressure filtering through finely-ground … Continue reading

Time to Play

Time to Play

It may be well to pause in this space, especially this season where the rays penetrate more directly without the fullness of summer-filled trees that swallow up the golden light. It’s an encouraging spot for adoration as I remind the … Continue reading

Little Ms Sunshine

Little Ms Sunshine

We don’t have endless warm weather, nor do we have ocean-lined horizons, but we do have luminous thirst-quenchers and we do have our Little Ms Sunshine. No doubt she has a special place in my heart, and no doubt she … Continue reading

Spritely at Sundown

Spritely at Sundown

We found a couple of subjects today worthy of a snapshot…one winged feather and one tail feather. What luck! Our daily strolls on the hunt for black walnuts and apples from nearby plots has now morphed into a keen eye … Continue reading

I Need It Terribly

I Need It Terribly

Give me a few days of peace in your arms–I need it terribly. I’m ragged, worn, exhausted. After that I can face the world. -Henry Miller, from a letter to Anais Nin, featured in A Literate Passion. Slipped into a … Continue reading