Tag Archives: Summer

Amor Fati (Love Your Fate)

“Fate is inexorable, fate is immovable” – popularized by Bernard Cornwell Some mornings I wake up dreaming of abalone shells, their ocean blue outer skin revealing eternity within, there once was so many, my younger self could pick one up … Continue reading

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The Hunt

“ No matter what you write, you actually can’t help retelling a fairy tale somewhere along the way.” – Catheryanne M. Valente There is still a scent of jasmine and mint in the air and I’ve just slipped into my … Continue reading

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Do What Moves You

Love Yourself. Then Forget It. Then Love The World. – Mary Oliver, Devotions The Canada Geese are doing it – I laughed out loud as the adults and growing goslings walked single file across the wide expanse of beach towards … Continue reading

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Awaken

“ There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air.” – Rudolfo Anaya The marine air that we were promised has come to blow the coastal smoke away, although there … Continue reading

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Rosemary for Rain

“ Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.” – John Updike As bikes flow past behind the wooden bench I’ve found to sit on, I’m grateful for the dappled … Continue reading

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Magic Realism

“ Summer is for surrendering; winter is for wondering.” – Debasish  Mridha Early summer has brought changing skies, muggy air and the rumble of thunder. Looking in four directions yields a bank of dark clouds, stunning blue sky, a butter-like … Continue reading

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Summer’s Green Heart

“ I can breathe where there is green. Green grows hope. It keeps my heart beating and helps me remember who I am.” – Courtney M. Privett, Faelost Glancing out the bedroom window overlooking the alleyway, I was struck by … Continue reading

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