Heartland

“Just the still melancholy that I love — that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they … Continue reading

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

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