Tag Archives: Spring

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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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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Fate

She would find a loyal companion, jump into a jeep and head to Mexico to ride out the storm. Borders are closed to me now, so I journey within – opening windows painted shut over the years and closing doors … Continue reading

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Pause

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” – T.S.¬†Eliot On a night of rain and whiskey, the raindrops and burn keep worry away during watershed days after the pandemic announcement that has stilled the world. … 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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#Route97 (Part 1)

“ Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I’ve never heard the ocean singing until today (down by Second Beach), as the … Continue reading

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Summon Down the Spring

“ Time and space are the tools of the observer.” – Emmanuel Kant Pale sunlight paints the sidewalk in charcoal shapes, revealing delicate calligraphy previously hidden by cool rain. Patience has fled as winter keeps looking back, finding ways to … Continue reading

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