Category Archives: journaling

Time and Place

“┬áMaybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Neglected Treasure

“┬áCan words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring.” – Neltje Blanchan Mornings here are no longer greeted by the chorus of the blackbird choir, the feathered flock have moved back to the cattail clotted edges of the … Continue reading

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Leave It To The Wind

“ If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran Winter is holding fast these days, clinging tight with icy fingers to its overdue reign – … Continue reading

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Peace & Plenty

“ The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston I wrote of early spring in my … Continue reading

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Real Time

“ Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” – Kurt Vonnegut Warmer air amid the lingering light herald this early rush of spring, showing up in lush masses of white snowdrops, the royal … Continue reading

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Boundless

“ Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand, yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac tree, from which a small wood-owl calls.” – Johannes Bobrowski I want my words to conjure spring instead … Continue reading

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Threshold

“ What’s comin’ will come, an’ we’ll meet it when it does.” – Hagrid, from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mid-winter is revealing more of its beauty these days, the clear blue sky often awash in layered brushstrokes … Continue reading

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