The world is full of admonitions to make the most of life. Today is the first day of the rest of your life! Since childhood, I’ve been very aware of time. I was impatient to grow up, because I had a strong sense that I would like the freedom. (I do.) There were milestones I […]
This weekend, I attended a lovely wedding. As I watched the bride and groom exchange vows and celebrate in a way that was as unique, fun and special as they are, I got to thinking about transitions. As we move from one way of being to another, does it matter how we mark the change? […]
symbol: something used for or regarded as representing something else; a material object representing something, often something immaterial; emblem, token, or sign. I’ve been thinking a lot about symbols lately. I’m noticing my reaction to them as well the reactions of others. Why do we get so emotional over an item or image that we imbue with […]
I’ve had the dream several times over the past months. It’s not an exciting dream, or a particularly emotional one, but it is incredibly specific. In my dream, I’m riding again. I call my horse in from the paddock. She comes readily and I slip the halter over her head. I speak quiet nonsense to […]
Spring takes an age to unfold, but autumn simply appears overnight. Or maybe that’s just how it seems to someone who has been too long indoors as of late. All pictures taken by me on an amble on Sauvie Island using a Nikon DSLR.