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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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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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Phoenix Rising

“┬áThere is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.” – Josephine Hart There is still ice on the rooftops and it’s bone chilling cold outside, a new year has dawned from … Continue reading

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Lost In The Wonder

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Monday’s snow day was the first significant snowfall in 1,000 days (as reported by several news stations), the … Continue reading

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Winter’s Heart

“ When snow falls, nature listens.” – Antoinette van Kleeff Nature’s alarm clock comes in the form of the blackbird chorus that erupts from the bare branches of the large tree one street over. The mornings are much darker now … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

“ The world is a fairytale; we are it’s guardians.” – Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun It’s a rare, warm fall day – a day when the sun’s rays break through the whipped cream sky and entices one … Continue reading

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