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Gratefulness is the Key

In moments of surprise we catch at least a glimpse of the joy to which gratefulness opens the door.

- David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer


garden party | california sunshine

This morning before work, I went to go do my morning flower check-in and found that my little poppy had bloomed.

When I was little, my brother, with the help of my mom, planted a few California Poppies. 149 more words

Summer 2014

California Coastal Reconnection

smw, slt has been in my titular US  home of San Francisco for three weeks now. Prior to that, during the post-assignment re-alignment of my sensibilities that I undertake after each international work stint, I spent five weeks living on the coastal side of Los Angeles. 139 more words


Wild Alliums

These are wild alliums, and they pop up on their own, when and where they feel like it. Of course, they have decided to set up residence in the fenced areas, where the deer can not get to them. 90 more words

Those Poppies at Willy Street Park

What does the world teach us? Sometimes to be patient.  I have tried to catch the corner of California Poppies that bloom at the Willy Street Park for several years. 123 more words

Two Books Retreats