Category Archives: travel

Tea Journeys – Part Two

“I like the pause that tea allows.” – Waris Ahluwalia Sciue It’s the first week of November and I’m sitting in an airy gallery space with a real china cup filled with a creamy hot chocolate (purchased from a tiny … Continue reading

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Tea Journeys – Part One

Originally posted on anotetohuguette:
“Day after day we live on the edge of time. Sun and moon go as they may. Heaven and Earth change freely. With each cup of tea, I experience the birth of the universe. With each…

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genius loci (the spirit of a place)

“If you’re John Muir you want trees to live among. If you’re Emily, a garden will do. Try to find the right place for yourself. If you can’t find it, at least dream of it.” – Mary Oliver, Felicity Tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Flight

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi After almost three years of not flying we find ourselves above a dry patch of land with snow capped Mt. Baker (Washington) rising above dark blue winding rivers. There … Continue reading

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Golden Hour

“But in the midst of all that is, was or ever will be, there is a light that keeps shining, reaching us from far away.” – Sasha Sagan After an unexpected and very deadly heatwave that enveloped the West Coast … Continue reading

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Words Travel

“The only journey is the one within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, a weekend that was supposed to be awash in moody rain. Yesterday’s walk required an umbrella although I didn’t mind – the nearby … Continue reading

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Time Travel

“Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.” – John Steinbeck After reading a fellow blogger’s wonderful post (a bunch of old bus tickets) about saving her bus tickets meant for recycling in order to … Continue reading

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Pause

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” – T.S.¬†Eliot On a night of rain and whiskey, the raindrops and burn keep worry away during watershed days after the pandemic announcement that has stilled the world. … Continue reading

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Broken Clouds

“Not All Storms Come To Disrupt Your Life…Some Come To Clear Your Path – Goalcast New windows have been installed in our apartment rental and on rainy evenings I’ve noticed a different rhythm, a staccato beat as the drops strike … Continue reading

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Deep Time

“ Thou art the journey and the journey’s end.” – Michael Mayne Dean 1986-96, noted in Westminster Abbey, London, England. Our time in London was spent in a beautiful family-owned modern flat in the Docklands area near North Greenwich – … Continue reading

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