Lessons From The Rain Today

I walk through the woods, joyous noise is all around. A symphony in the trees, here is found. Advertisements

Because It Is Still True

On our third wedding anniversary I was looking over some older writing and found a poem that still says it perfectly.  Happy anniversary to us 🙂

A Question For My Dead Father…

Over the past two years, I have come to fully appreciate why people call it “the grieving process.”    After the initial shock and adjustment,  a long and winding road unfurled into the future.  I have started to adapt to my new fatherless state. Now: I remember that I can’t call him- before I reach for my phone to try.

Year Of The Sheep

It is a trip to think that the year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat is more than halfway over! Chinese New Year is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice.  The winter solstice always falls on December 21st.  This year the next new moon is on January 10th 2016, and the second new moon is on…

The Prettiest Fungi Of All.

I am astounded by the constant change of the forest here, in Maine.  There is a time for everything and everything has its time.  We have an incredible amount of fungi in the woods that surround us.  Most start fruit in the middle of summer and continue right till winter.