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"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking"

My co-worker at the high technology company I once worked at was the software architect for a sophisticated manufacturing test system. He was highly skilled at both hardware and software design and was responsible for inventing and implementing many innovative test features that made our products a success in the marketplace. 424 more words


Springing Forth

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.

~ Henry David Thoreau

It is spring, and I have decided to start a vegetable garden. Years ago, my husband built two raised beds, and I made my first attempt at growing fruits and vegetables. 216 more words

On the journey to harmony–Thoreau, the Sound Map and opening up the inner eye

I recently tried a couple of the exercises in Corinne Hosfeld Smith’s book, Henry David Thoreau for Kids–“Record Wild Animal Behavior” and “Draw a Sound Map.” It was a wonderful time outdoors and I was surprised how much I heard! 156 more words

Henry David Thoreau

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

My Healing Garden...

Happiness is…

To while away the time in my vegetable garden, surrounded by crops of zucchinis and green tomatoes, breathing in the scent of the damp earth and the lucerne mulch, plunging my hands deep into the dark soil as I plant my cooler season crops of bok choy and baby spinach and silver beet. 60 more words


Where I Find My Motivation....

In these contemporary times, we’re witnessing basic rights for our LGBTQ allies being redacted, landmark legislation(s) that granted African Americans the right to vote being tampered-with, and women in the workforce still suffering from income inequality—earning 70 cents for every dollar earned by men. 1,102 more words

Sunday's Reflections


“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” 36 more words