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Sunday Zen … Ripples!

… raindrops … … gently falling … … tiny surface waves … … forming … … expanding … … gliding … …each identical … yet different … … intermingled … … separate … … tranquil … … never-ending … … ripples …   … drip […]

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Sunday Zen … My Walking Meditation

my nature park … my walking meditation … always done without hesitation … sometimes fast … sometimes slow … since there’s no other place to go … watching squirrels … watching birds … I’ve become a nature nerd … ūüėČ Sure, I won’t win a […]

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Zunday Zen … Summer’s Gone

Autumn sun sparkles while summer’s drifting away … one leaf at a time. Summer seems to have come to a sudden end here in the Pacific Northwest! We’ve had quite a few rainy days already and the nights are getting cooler. Slowly the leaves are […]

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Zunday Zen … EnsŇć

  Open hearts and minds trump ignorance, hatred, fear. One’s character matters! When I discovered these incredible pieces of art on display in an office I’ve been to a number of times, it surprised even me that I had never noticed them before. I came […]

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Zunday Zen … The Magical Redwood Forest

  Sequoia sempervirens the world’s tallest, living trees.¬† There’s not much one can say about these incredibly beautiful, long-lived, resilient,¬†fire-resistant and evergreen sky scraping giants! Even on a warm day the air within the forest stays reasonably cool. There’s really nothing else quite like it! […]

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Zunday Zen … Monday … Monday!

  ¬†tranquil Lake Ralphine’s sweet Monday morning magic to start the week right¬†     One of my favorite spots to visit in Sonoma County is Howarth Park. it’s located in the southeast part of Santa Rosa, right on Summerfield Road. One of its draws […]

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Zunday Zen … All Aboard!

  Pineapple Express recycled sky-cloud river rushing back to sea. If you live along the Pacific Ocean along the West-coast of the US, you are probably familiar with the term “Pineapple Express”. ¬†This tropical atmospheric river originates in the Hawaiian Islands where it gathers massive […]

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Zunday Zen … Pendulousness

Dangling by a thread in between heaven and earth one leaf’s final dance. One afternoon late last fall in the garden I noticed this maple leaf hanging from a spider’s thread. A light breeze kept the leaf dancing in circles until¬†a strong gust of wind […]

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Zunday Zen … I spy …

a rodent … no … a hardworking hipster Portlandia squirrel lugging an acorn up the old Douglas fir moving so quickly it’s almost ¬†a vertical blur munching, crunching,¬†keeping an eye on the scene all while hungrily enjoying the local forest cuisine From Portlandia to Michigandia¬†greetings […]

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Zunday Zen … A Solitary Walk

Solitary walk leaves crunching underfoot … in autumn’s golden glow.   ¬†Sunshine, lustrous fall colors and silence are what I found on my afternoon hike. I encountered only a handful of humans, one lone mushroom¬†and a view of Mount Hood. It appeared almost close enough […]

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Zunday Zen … I Spy …

… raindrops disguised as smiling frogs hiding behind bamboo logs … … a tiny winged creature dangling upside-down sipping ¬†dipping ¬†flipping going to town … After the rain finally stopped the other day I went outside with my camera in hopes of capturing some nice […]

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Zunday Zen … I spy an …

elusive fallow deer with twin fawns, who no longer show fear Sunday Night Family Dinner … … right here. This doe and her fawns have been coming through the forest behind us since the beginning of the year. I remember the first time I spotted […]

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