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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

“ The 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

“ There 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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Singular Joys

“ The lights became stars, which became streaks in the grayspace and then networks of fading shimmers.” – Ashim Shanker Recently this week, after another spring day turned into summer, with the windows left open long after sunset, I experienced something … Continue reading

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No Recipe

There is no recipe when walking down a dusty road along the Rio Cuale, looking up and seeing both an orange plastic pumpkin and a jolly red Santa figure side by side on a rooftop. They were a colourful reminder … Continue reading

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