This I Will Savor

Malign these days as you will, but I know how fondly I will think on them when the thermometer turns upside down. When we are 64 days into summer instead of winter, in those dogs days not fit for man or beast…I will think about yesterday. Yesterday at 8 a.m. as the snow fell through […]

Holiday Yoga 101

HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #1: Holding tongue, restraining ego, walking on eggshells. Breathe. HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #2: Breathe. Breathe. Breathe. Rinse. Repeat. HOLIDAY YOGA POSE #3: Feet firmly planted on the ground, eyes closed, shoulders surrendered. Mantra: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, […]

Many Signs of Spring

There was a while there where all of us were wondering if spring would ever get here. We can say with good certainty now that it is here, and here to stay! We need no more proof than the glorious life that has returned to our woods and fields, marshes and back yards. Take a […]

What Returns!

Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land. — Song of Solomon 2:10-12 (KJV) PHOTOS […]

A Legacy of Words

Just last week, I took my 3-year old nephew Max for a walk on the Trolley Trail. The “marshh on the udder side of town,” he calls it. Since he was a baby, I’ve been teaching him all of the important words. Words like marsh and woods, osprey and phragmite. We’re still working on glacial […]