Category Archives: Thoughts on Life

Summer Solstice!

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Hello Summer!!! I don’t know about you all but I am lovin’ summer! June is my favorite month, in part because we are groovin’ right towards the longest, lightest, brightest day of the year…today! Oh summer how I love your green grass and true blue skies and the whir of sprinklers and robin song at dawn and the scent of iris and the taste of carbon on my tongue from grilled goodness and the feel of sun on my skin and the crack of an afternoon rainstorm…summer abundance! This little watercolor of the side view of a sunflower calls to mind the spirit of today’s amazing light. As does this lovely poem from Mary Oliver. Hope your day is filled with lots of paying attention to the beautiful details of this glorious season.

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Bowl Full of Joy

   As the summer wanes, and the tomatoes are both at their peak out here on the Colorado high plains, and at the end of their road, I am reminded of this season's bounty and heart breaking beauty. The autumnal equinox is on Thursday and some of our nights are getting down into the 40's… Continue Reading