Category Archives: Travel Theme Challenge

The Preciousness of Friendship

I saw my best friend, S., from childhood last year. It did not matter that we are now middle-aged and that we have missed decades of each other’s lives. We talked for hours about the years that shaped us and … Continue reading

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Our Wild Food Heritage

By the time spring comes around to our mountain world, colorful birds provide the sound backdrop each morning and wildflowers and their garden-tame cousins bloom in profusion and spread heady perfumes. The birds and the flowers would be plenty to … Continue reading

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This Sweet Earth

I am dedicating this post to Earth Day 2017 – may the Earth continue to support and sustain us while we find a way to honor Her and all of creation. If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise … Continue reading

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Bark on Fire

Passing by a young river birch, I noticed that its bark was peeling off. The late afternoon sun turned the loose bark into tongues of fire running up and down the branches. Or is it a papyrus scroll holding ancient … Continue reading

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Seasonal Bounty

As summer slips into the coolness of fall, nature gifts us with abundant treasures. The mornings are filled with mobs of birds flitting from branch to branch in the wild cherry tree eating its tiny fruit. Then they drop down … Continue reading

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