Blue moon

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” -Rumi I almost went to sleep without going outside for one last look at the moon, the sounds of crickets and howling coyotes bringing … Continue reading

How to survive a heat wave

The Great Blue Heron in the photo comes to fish at the base of the waterfall on most days, and the Mallards spend their time in calmer waters, a little further down river. The heron was so patiently waiting for a fish, but didn’t catch anything while I was there this afternoon. Many of the ducks had their … Continue reading


“Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall and falling, they’re given wings.” – Rumi This is one of the Osprey’s that live in a nest about a mile away from our house. It frequents our field, pausing to eat fish in the old Shagbark Hickory tree. A female … Continue reading

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