First Sign of Spring

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.” Shug Avery in Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple” “The quality of life is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight. The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.” Julie Cameron

Care

On weekdays I set my alarm for 4:45 a.m. Early morning is about care. Walking the pup around the neighborhood and feeding her is care. Yoga and meditation is care. Nourishing food to take to the office is care. All of these activities are non-negotiable. Self-care is not a luxury nor is it self-indulgent behavior. … Continue reading Care

Redbud

We were touring the skeletal remains of corn fields in search of Sandhill Cranes, but we did not hear any bugle calls or see large birds in flight. It seemed the winter visitors had already migrated to their next residence. Occasionally a fleck of ice would mix with the drizzle hitting the windshield of the … Continue reading Redbud