Infinite Resiliency

"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

The Artistry of Sustainability

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

Where All Sounds Dwell

  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

THANKSGIVING ADDRESS

In the Haudenosaunee native peoples Thanksgiving Address there rests a constant reminder that we already have everything we need. It recognizes the abundance that constantly surrounds us rather than scarcity - and is a pledge of interdependence and of gratitude for all that is given to us in every single moment, day, year…..lifetime.

Tree Lessons on Vulnerability

Most every day I pass by this particular tree in the image above. It has always struck me as a shining example of the intelligence of trees - to not only live, but thrive, no matter what the circumstances or conditions. .

Engaged in Miracles

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.......