Fluffy … puffy cotton candy clouds, sweet memories of times past. Warm summer days lazily drifting away like clouds in the sky. Prickly … tickly tall blades of grass, sweet memories of times past. Warm summer days lazily gazing through poppies up at the sky. The […]
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Zunday Zen … The Cycle of Life
fallen pinecones decaying blooms prickly conifer needles springtime sunbeams a picturesque naturemade mess The Cycle of Life! 🙂
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 … 😉 Sure, I won’t win a […]
Zunday Zen … Into the Wild Blue Yonder
post covid day dreams into the wild blue yonder here, there, everywhere. Some of the things I have really missed this year are: my annual California road trip to connect with friends I’ve known half of my life spending time at my favorite beach taking […]
Hummingbird Magic at Christmas!
Sparkly tree topper resting, guarding, protecting, “I’m not sharing today” I recently put out a hummingbird feeder for those who stay over winter. One feisty hummer spotted it right away right and now fiercely guards “his feeder”. Then I put out a second hoping other […]
Look at this tongue!! “I feel good” he chirps dewdrop bathtub freshly filled what sunrise delight. I haven’t been sleeping well since the beginning of the pandemic. Many nights I wake up, often from Covid nightmares. After a particularly awful nightmare one night, I got […]
Meditation in Moments … Please be Kind!
Yes! I’m talking to you! “Please Be Kind” said this smart and considerate hummingbird: This now new world order requires an invisible physically distant border around you and me and everyone we see along with a mask to stay disease-free. Most humans are kind and […]
Autumn Magic at the Oregon Garden
Can you hear the leaves crunching underfoot? water striders and sunlit autumn afternoons always float my boat. Late October was the perfect time to visit the Oregon Garden for fall colors. Four large brick reflecting pools and and forty brick planters occupy this garden plaza. Each […]
Zunday Zen … Dazzling Dew Drops
Under gloomy skies summer’s fragrant last blossoms dazzle in first fall rain.
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 […]
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 […]
Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … Raindrops
delicate raindrops falling, bouncing, rippling … … then stillness returns This spot is where I like stop for a moment or two whenever I hike the summit at the nature park near my house. This particular day was quite wet and I noticed some raindrops […]
Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … Feelings of Spring
With spring’s arrival nourishing blossoms unfurl hummingbird returns. For his weeks Friendly Friday theme Amanda from Something to Ponder About chose Feelings of Spring for the theme. Go and visit her blog to check out the beautiful sunflowers in her post from down under, where […]
Meditation in Moments … I Spy an …
… adventure, a ride with a view, a view of the sights in London, captured for you … … from my chair by the window I can see The London Eye, the famous and popular ferris wheel that takes you up into the sky … … it’s […]
Meditation in Moments … Robins of the Round Table
No need to squabble Robins of the Round Table Plenty to go ’round Since yesterday morning, a flock of 40+ robins has been hanging out in my garden. They arrived shortly after I filled up the birdbaths with fresh water in the morning. A few […]
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 […]
Meditation in Moments … My Joyful Walk
I step into this dreamy meadow in the ever-changing light the ever-changing mood from the dark and stark to the light and bright to see all the sights hear the sounds breathe the air. That’s what brings me Joy. Last week my friend Marlene asked […]
Meditation in Moments … Slowing down in the Suburbs
synthetic & natural sounds, textures, colors, patterns… suburban grounding… Last Saturday was a perfect winter day with lots of sunshine. About ten to fifteen minutes on foot from my house is a nature park. I hiked along the West Ridge Trail which meanders through a wide-open […]