Tag Archives: beauty

Foraging

We keep telling ourselves it isn’t going to happen, that our world will not be destroyed by a madman or two hurling threats and insults before picking up their toys. The image of what might be cuts too deep, leaving … Continue reading

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Discarded Wings

“ She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.” – Ariana Dancu Against faded brick, the cardboard wings lay abandoned, no longer … Continue reading

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All is calm, all is bright…

“ We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” – Anton Chekhov   A small note to wish you all well during this beautiful season!  

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Surfacing

“ The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” – Henry Miller As I move through the apartment these days I’m aware that the light outside is changing – … Continue reading

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Live Each Day With Extreme Beauty

“ Beauty is the promise of happiness.” – Edmund Burke Even a late Spring storm is a thing of beauty – as I look out my kitchen window, I can see a pure white swan swimming gracefully across the now … Continue reading

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Into the Green

“ The heart of another is a dark forest.” – Gloria Vanderbilt Rain is falling, the dark forest beyond my windows mist-shrouded and full of mystery; I can almost hear the raindrops as they fall onto the trees, a soothing sound … Continue reading

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