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Barnacles can't dance, but we can!

Every time I come home after a retreat I feel as if I’ve been released into a more natural way of being, as if I’m lightly dancing with life. 1,063 more words



hundreds, thousands, pairs of tiny wings
separately beat, yet together
they swoop, dive, soar, move as one,
lifting my heart aloft
my spirit soaring
my faith restored… 31 more words

The incredibly gregarious red-billed quelea

These guys do murmurations, similar to the starling (talk about a blast from the past, that post is from November 2011 (a post from the past (oh my god, I’m old)))!

They’re also really noisy.

Interesting Interactions

it is the cracks that let in the light

it is hard to see the darkness
of these days, morning sun
bright shadowed on heather
and grass thick dewed.
it is hard to see. 98 more words

February 2017 - Books & Reviews - Part 1


February was another great month for reading and listening to books.  I managed to read nine ebooks and listen to five audiobooks.  

The genres include eight books that I consider contemporary, one science fiction/mystery, four paranormal and one historical romance.   991 more words

Books & Reviews

The Murmuration in the Woods

Gratitude List:
1. Listening to this Winnie the Pooh of a kid humming and singing to himself while he plays: “Umpity Dumpity Dumpity Dum,” and riffs on sounds that pop into his head. 39 more words