Monthly Archives: February 2013


While this may seem like preparation to prepare to think about doing something, I am looking at what it would take to grow mushrooms this summer.  I have seen some interesting posts on other sites and thinks that I have

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The Waldwipfelweg, a veritable mouthful for most people.  This is part of a forest walkway that winds through and above the trees in Sankt Englmar.  Situated in the Bavarian Black Forest, it affords an view of the trees and an

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The smell of cooking Warmth springs from all around The bread of life feeds  

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Balancing Creativity

Balancing the internal forces within the body can sometimes be essential to living a better life.  Emotions, thoughts, energy all combine to create the human body engine.  When one fragment of this is out of alignment, we can spin off

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Moving forward…

Sometimes it is difficult to let go of something that you held in your heart.  Whether this is a person, place, thing, or idea the process can often take not only time and effort but can be a painful process

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To thine own self…true

“Above all else, to thine own self be true.”  A line from Hamlet, a father speaks to a son as knowledge is passed through the cycle of life.  On one hand, we can see the idea of being true to

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A tree grows or dies From rising sun to dark night The circle moves on

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Mount St. Helens

This week’s travel retreat takes us virtually to Mount Saint Helens in Skamania County, Washington.  Seen to the left, this is a picture of the pre-1980 explosion mountain called Mt. Fuji’s Sister.  Almost two decades later, while still active and

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Last week I was sick for a few days.  While tired, it offered some time to contemplate circumstances that are going on in life and in the world.  One of the things that came into mind and rolled around for

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Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

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O at the Edges

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Life Changing the World: A Phoenix's Aria

"A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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The personal bonsai blog of Aarin Packard, Assistant Curator of the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

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celebrating Japanese traditions in English-language haiku

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Contemplative Pathways

One Self traveling many pathways.  One Being expressing as many lives.

Ian Stewart Black

Modern master of classical poetry

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Just Contemplations

Contemplations expressed through the written word...

Friendly Fairy Tales

Celebrating Nature and Magic for Kids of all Ages

The Pump Handle

A water cooler for the public health crowd

Mark Coakley

Author of "Hidden Harvest" and "Tip and Trade"