Wind Scraping

Wind Scraping

I’ve been scraping a whole lot of wind lately with this gua sha stone. Gua sha literal meaning is scraping sha bruises; to catch the wind, or catch a cold or fever is to scrape wind. I use this tool … Continue reading

JackPot

JackPot

Someone hit the jackpot today. Kumquat kombucha and a dreamland of snow that didn’t melt away. It’s the first she has seen that’s more than a dusting and lived to tell the next day. A pristine, crisp new landscape to … Continue reading

Merry and Wonky

Merry and Wonky

This string of jolly letters once strung, helps me feel settled during this interlude. Despite the E and R (and perhaps the C next) that are hanging by a thread and even though I am feeling as wonky as they … Continue reading

Stargazers

A moody palette that settles as nightfall deepens. I prefer a nest with a cozy semi-light vibe over one aglow with fluorescent lighting. This evening we finished off an early dinner, flicked off the switch, and presto a once lambent … Continue reading

Sunlight,

Sunlight,

it’s scarce up north. Sunsets beneath a down-covered duvet of clouds are more prominent these days. There’s a bit of sunlight left as I strolled (others sprinted) along this pond, that can barely recall summer. Star struck by this infrequent … Continue reading

In Times Like These

when rain falls hard on empty streets but it’s satisfactory because the florists are all closed and there are no more parties to go. In times like these, baby bear is thrown into relief by choosing the same terry cloth … Continue reading

I Often Wonder,

what could have been. What could have a mustached twenty-one-year-old with an easy twinkle in his eyes, gone on to be. Lately my thoughts have plunged deep into my childhood memories. These kinds of recent ruminations with vivid recollections of … Continue reading

Still Searching

Around this time of year by way of its crisp and frosty air, carrying with it hints of citrusy aromatic Douglas fir and the woodsy vapors of rosemary on melting fat of a leg of lamb, I don’t feel like … Continue reading

Restorative, Reviving and Nothing Mysterious

It has taken me some time to come around and find a routine to care for my face. Through some matter of folly, I’ve developed a solid routine and stuck to it. Focusing a bit of time for myself and … Continue reading

Sweet Sunrise

I’m giving something new a try, not from an unknown source, au contraire Annmarie Skin Care and I go back a few years and so far so sweet to be loved and thought of by a pioneer in this holy … Continue reading