Tag Archives: love

River toes

When I am ready to give up on love and god and you, dear human I go to the mountains. Stepping out of my chatter in my head and onto the earth where my body leads me to grace sometimes … Continue reading

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Wild Geese

Saturday morning I was reading on my front porch, coffee in hand as usual, enjoying the gorgeous morning when 3 geese flew down Pope street honking loudly. They circled around as if they had seen me, and then flew in … Continue reading

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Ham and hallelujahs

My mom knew how to make holidays special. Though she tired of being the holiday magician, it was a way to hold her family together and pass on the traditions she had internalized. These traditions, even the ones that didn’t … Continue reading

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Enough

2014 was a beautiful and awful year. We lost and almost lost dear friends and family. We worked so long that we felt we couldn’t work any more. We sat happily with good coffee and sunshine and companionship. We loved … Continue reading

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weeding and weeping

step into the garden   silence   cedar trees and alders sentinels the greyed bench tipping back now needs to be righted   my ½-weeded garden sweet woodruff and oregano larkspur and foxglove and horse tails that grow   while … Continue reading

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The singing night

the air is singing the stories of summer oh – hear it!   only interrupt the path of our arresting conversation and attend even a moment to   the smell of the night the familiar way the lobster sticks to … Continue reading

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unlock your heart

unlock your heart so love can fall in it no reason to shutter the door   is it so big so hard so scary to let yourself love and be loved   do you think you are so special to … Continue reading

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