"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything." ~John Muir A recently completed pollinator garden on my small deck overlooking Wolf Creek brings daily visitors in the form of hummingbirds, bees and butterflies...and great pleasure as an observer. As you can see from the image above I caught … Continue reading Infinite Resiliency
"If you are not now in touch with the mysterious majesty of life, look again. It's just as mysterious as you thought it was as a child." ~Brother Curtis Almquist
Arriving back from my Italian adventure I went from one nature saturated location back home to my beloved Wolf Creek sanctuary. It is wonderful to be back....and I will be seeking out more sustainable artistry across the world. Please let me know if you have traveled to locations such as Cascina Rodiani.....and I will pack … Continue reading The Artistry of Sustainability
Wind shifting through beach grass Black winged one lofting in place directly overhead Fighting gusting winds with a whoosh of wings Ocean waves pounding upon the shore at my back And amidst all of it a threshold of silence Where all sounds dwell before they are created ~~~~~~~~~ Written at South Salmon Creek Beach, … Continue reading Where All Sounds Dwell
I am speaking of Earth Roots here. When we lose our roots – our deep innate connection to the skin of this planet - we lose ourselves, it is just that simple.
Listen carefully for you may miss the soft exhale of the flower on the vine. Or the inhale of the rich brown soil.....
Waking up on a moist light filled Sunday morning graced with peaceful nature sounds of forest and creek. All is well in this moment, laced with a sharp awareness that everything could change in an instant....and has...and will.
It's a misty wet afternoon here at Wolf Creek. Trees, creek and cool drops beckon one to explore the delights of nature in her mantle of changing season and soft fragrant earth. For the Celtic people of ancient Ireland, the natural world was a continuous prayer. Each mountain held a soul, each river a heart.......
Take a few moments to pay attention to this image from my deck and take in not only what is present, but also how it makes you feel. Look closely and notice what you are feeling in your body sensations, your breath, your thoughts. What stories emerge?.....
This is a time of great upheaval, shifts….. and changes that must be made if we are to survive and eventually thrive. There is great loss as the imbalance that has been caused by humans wreaks havoc on all forms of life.