On a winter hike this morning – heart beating, arms tingling with chill, and mind racing with thoughts. Just as the sun peaks out from the clouds, I stop to sit on a stump and presence my senses. My eyes close as I take in the warmth of the sun. Opening them again, the beauty that […]
Me: “Hey Dad, just wanted you to know that you do a great job of letting us just ‘be’ who we are.” Dad: “Thanks. My own parents did not meddle as I chose my path. I am sure they were paying attention, and growing up with them instilled values, standards, joy, deep confidence, and a […]
New year reflections on a cool winter morning in January. My resolution commitment in 2013 will be to see wonder in all things — known or unknown.
“There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.” ― Victor Hugo A picture I took on New Year’s Day in Rincón, Puerto Rico this year on a surf trip with my husband and friends.
Veins of the Earth by Jacque Hammond A forest of trees bare in winter – Intricate lace-like beauty of branches, Like veins, protruding from the earth. Each tree, one asymmetrical journey to the sky, Each branch, a glorious balancing act. We, the forest, are but veins of the earth. One trunk, many branches. One direction, […]