On Summer Solstice

On Summer Solstice Let there be a ceremony of Light in our hearts. Let our bodies move like sunflowers turn … turn, turning towards sun so there is this refracting, impossible burst, receiving, receiving it, and then Light bends, through deep recess, hiding places, stoney blocks of our histories: just like that flat out shining…

Bittersweet Autumn … alongside a dish of Curried Spaghetti Squash with Currants, Chives and Ghee

Oh Summer, I feel you pulling away like a lover’s goodbye – with a bittersweet wrenching in my heart. My eyes follow slanting light on leaves, on rippling water, witnessing a dazzle of unexpected miracles. My heart soft from sadness in the world today, this hollyhock nearly makes me weep with it’s fragile, exquisite beauty,…

Tiger Swallowtails and Life

Faithful readers, you may have noticed it’s been a bit, a bite out of time since I last posted. I’ve had much to contemplate, places to travel, lovely connections with Earth, all narrowing down to this moment. Today, milkweed in full bloom and a tiger swallowtail butterfly in incredible perfection burst into my life as…