Monthly Archives: August 2013

Gifts from an Oak Tree

Oak tree reminds us Grand things have small beginnings– Acorn at my feet. *** Shade and oxygen were the first gifts from the grand oak tree. Next came a tiny acorn. Today’s gift was a small, brown, oak leaf on the patio bench: a reminder that everything fades and dies. Or does it? If I look deeply […]

Summer Crescendo

Crickets, cicadas, Kaleidoscopic green crowns– Summer crescendo. *** Heat index warnings make it feel like it is still summer. Kids are back in school. Corn is crying for rain and I saw my first orange-tipped tree.

Sunset at Schwiebert Park

Gibbous moon rising, Three heron fly overhead– Sunset at Schwiebert. As an Eastern symbol, the heron represents strength, purity, patience, and long life.  The Iroquois tribe held the blue heron as a very good omen. So looks like I got a triple-good omen! At the very least, it was a relaxing evening stroll, connecting with […]

Welcome and get centered

This is my first blog entry. In this blog, I will share my latest creative adventures. I embarked upon an adventure today to take part in Deepak Chopra and Oprah’s Meditation for Relationships 21-Day Challenge. A friend of mine is joining me in this experience, and describes it as the Ch’Oprah meditation series. I bring […]