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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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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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The Joy Within

“ And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” – Rainer Maria Rilke The setting sun lately, paints the freshly fallen snow on the mountains with a delicate blush, the peaks in sharp relief, … Continue reading

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