Tag Archives: transformation

An Interrupted Journey

Life traveled on in its normal daily path until one day it didn’t.  One minute I was in the emergency room for abdominal pain.  The next minute I had surgery.  I woke up in a hospital room a few days … Continue reading

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Inner Space – A Constellation of Dog Eyes

  The hearts of dogs Shine through their Deep seeing eyes   Here see the complicated Nova of a dog’s universe. Atlas pierces this world with sky-colored eyes. World order keeps swirling with the circling help of the herders with … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill-#3

    Drought Light heavy and humid heat filled haze hangs on the ocean waves   waves and sky lose their individual edges   but the madrone speaks green whispers in golden shimmering light around me the insect hum of … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill

I have a place on the coast in Northern California.  It refreshes, replenishes my creative spirit.  Notes from the Hill consists of images from my journals over the years.  When I journal there, my words often compose images which in … Continue reading

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The Long Drought

The Park Spring 2014 The Long Drought California bakes to brown a long rainless season. My drought rattles unused letters, words. Boxed up they wait. Life continues to rain.  Maybe that’s the trouble. A word drought from a life in … Continue reading

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Eight Paths of Puppy

Follow the path of intention.  Grow and become a true dog.    Embrace the joy of being-dog. Follow the path of attention.  When you see the leaf glow in the wind,know that it is part of a world.  Watch the … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Old Dog

We’re both aging, my dog and I. Differently, I do battle with each pain of encroaching arthritis. Stretch, lift as worry burbles up and pours its deceit over everything. Worry, if I stop moving I’ll never move again. Fight up … Continue reading

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Another Kind of Valentine

Tracing Pain She arrives late frail and with pain dimming her usually vivacious face. With thin white and shaking fingers, she traces the map of her pain.  Pain makes roads up and down her arm.  She knows each one, knows … Continue reading

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Bedtime on the Farm

two brothers- one with a normal reluctance for bedtime- one who drags feet slowly over the bare wooden floors   after the usual bedtime flap of changing, washing, brushing beds wait both are cold with warm heavy covers the younger … Continue reading

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Stop Two-Growing

My husband announced he’s a peony. He no longer feels like himself as his petals open more and more. Ever more layers appear. Just about the time he thinks he’ll see the pattern of his center more petals appear. His … Continue reading

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