Monthly Archives: February 2014

TAKE OFF from February

Can we wait for February and it’s weather’s ups and downs to be done with? I realize how weary we are for the change of Spring and a sense of lift-off! The armchair traveler in me will have to do … Continue reading

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DAWN IS STREAKING

I awoke this morning hearing the sonorous voice of the poet, Leonard Cohen, singing “Alleluia”, and behind him the hundreds of our voices, singing with him. Some time ago there was a ground swell for this unity of yearning and … Continue reading

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FROM ONE CLASSIC TO ANOTHER

  As I find my self clearing paths through winter’s landscape, I look to the classics for a reassuring word or two that could make it feel easier, maybe already travelled.   These February blues, doubts and retrograde upsets have … Continue reading

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BRIDGES

I’d already picked up the book, chosen the poem and headed for the computer when I glanced at the cover of the book: DAVID WHYTE, RIVER FLOW New & Selected Poems 1984-2007 Wow, bridging into a new century and moving … Continue reading

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SNOW FALLS SOFTLY, NO WIND

Right now, the snow is falling softly. I’ve been watching for the wind.  So strange, no wind. So, it’s not a blizzard we are expecting, but something steady and simply falling.   A pattern of some kind, I suppose.  I … Continue reading

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WHEN I LEFT

I am about to share a few words from Rumi this morning. Have you noticed that when quoting Rumi, not much else is even needed because those words start the journey of heart and mind without a map. Heaven only … Continue reading

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IN FEBRUARY

My travels are mainly looking through the large windows surrounding the courtyard where the SWOOSH of wings tells me a flock of birds have found their way to shelter. Now, if I had a dog and if I were in … Continue reading

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A COMING TOGETHER

Good morning.  I have wandered through Georgia O’Keefe, Rumi, William Stafford, their words informing art, and I search for exactly the right feeling to pop off the page. That could be a metaphor for our times in February of any … Continue reading

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GETTING STARTED

How does a new day begin?  How does a new way of life start? How does it suddenly become apparent that there is a new way, a new idea, a  new dream? Perhaps it’s just an awakening. ” In that … Continue reading

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SOUNDLESS, TRANQUIL

So strange, to see the snow quietly fall with no sound at all. Such softness for a Monday morning is quite possibly a new way to begin a new week. With dawn, the parking lot lights were turned off, and … Continue reading

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