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Summer Pleasures: The Porch

Around early to mid-June, many household activities move to our covered front porch.  How I Iove to sit here to welcome the new day, enlivened by a cup of coffee!  My morning meditation often consists of simply sitting and observing, … Continue reading

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Harmonious Aging

A lovely spring bouquet of tulips began to show signs of aging – petals fell off or shriveled and curled on the stem, colors changed, and shapes contorted themselves in unexpected ways. Not unlike the aging process in our human … Continue reading

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Seasonal Abstractions

Winter is coming to an end, slowly but surely. Tree branches are swelling, sap is rising, the first robins have arrived. On a warm day recently, I saw a honey bee sitting on a patch of ice. No flowers in … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Winter Trees

High above the valley, there’s a place few people know. Hoch über them Tal, da gibt es einen Ort den nur wenige kennen. While the valley still has no snow, this mountain top forest is covered with it. Während das … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Above the Clouds

Imagine living in a time before electricity, airplanes, and fast intercontinental travel. Imagine, in those ancient times, looking up into the sky wondering what there was beyond the clouds, way, way up there. Stell dir eine Zeit vor, lange vor … Continue reading

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