Tag Archives: forest

Rhododendron Series (Part One)

“May, and after a rainy spring we walk streets gallant with rhododendrons.” – Alicia Suskin Ostriker As of this writing, many countries have lost their traditional seasons (spring/summer) due to war, climate change destruction (fire and floods) and changing weather … Continue reading

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Arrival

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.” – Rumi Reading Rumi’s beautiful quote on a deep winter day disguised as spring made me laugh out loud! Every morning since the world paused I’ve woken up … Continue reading

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Daffodils Rising

“Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.” – Elizabeth Bowen Mid-January is just around the corner and there are still sparkling lights to catch my eye as well as a magical lone sapling … Continue reading

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Bench Series (Autumn)

“Benches and books have things in common beyond the fact that they’re generally to do with sitting. Both are forms of public privacy, intimate spaces widely shared.” – Mal Peet During the last two years, my partner and I have … Continue reading

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But first, spring

“It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done.” – Matthew Arnold Tiny, barely there snowflakes lazily fell from the blurry grey … Continue reading

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Wintering

“We are all treading the vanishing road of a song in the air, the vanishing road of the spring flowers and the winter snows, the vanishing roads of the winds and the streams, the vanishing road of beloved faces.” – … 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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Outside We Live

“What humanity needs, nature answers in whispers.” – Numi Tea CITY There’s a Summer Art Program being presented downtown twice a week – two beautiful parklets are now home to artists and students displaying works in progress to potential customers … Continue reading

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Every Little Thing Is Everything

“Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world.” –┬áT’ien Yi Leng I woke up this morning with new energy and resolve – hoping to shake up the routines I’ve clung to these past few months and invite some … 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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