Tag Archives: joy

Through The Looking Glass

“in the gardens of memory, in the palace of dreams, that is where you and I shall meet” – The Mad Hatter Smoke from the fires raging in California (USA) arrived yesterday, smothering the late August light and colouring the … 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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Fewer Faces and Bigger Spaces

“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” – Rumi Most of my solo walks are heavenly – there are often small paths and walkways leading to lush gardens and on todays’ … Continue reading

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Longing

“ Every leaf speaks bliss to me. Fluttering from the autumn tree.” – Emily Bronte, “Fall , Leaves, Fall” During the last days of summer, I decided a wander through the tiny garden patchwork of our neighbourhood and the still … Continue reading

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Territory

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors.” -Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky On a downtown walk with the … Continue reading

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We Can Do Better

“Music comes from an icicle as it melts, to live again as spring water.” – Henry Williamson If the pale pink blossoms of the tulip trees and the dark purple crocuses weren’t already announcing the arrival of spring, then the … Continue reading

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We Are Moments

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens Two snow days have resulted in long walks … Continue reading

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Winter’s Shadow

“Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.” – Edwin Louis Cole Most of the leaves have fallen like stars now, their caramel and maple scents replaced with an alchemy of wood smoke and Arctic air. In the last day or so, … Continue reading

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Rise

“ The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” – Zen Saying A false fall is beginning to make itself known as I walk beneath a shower of gently falling rain-starved leaves, catching sight of … Continue reading

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Unsettled

“┬áThe outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.” – Daniel J. Rice The shrill call of a woodpecker to her babies in the cavity prone dead tree breaks the slumbering silence of a late spring … Continue reading

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