2 March

Paper Mache Dragon – What’s That Got to Do with Mindfulness?

      I am loving the paper mache dragon that is slowly taking shape in my house. This is only a first edition. The ultimate goal is to create a weatherproof dragon that will live in my garden. But what, you might ask, does a paper mache dragon have to do with mindfulness? Well… (Read More)

12 February

Invoking Joy – Week 7 Mindfulness Experiment

    Invoking joy – My mindfulness focus this week is inspired by my Corgi, Luna and my grandson, Leo. This is Luna sitting by the tunnel which allowed her to run under the pumpkins to a formerly blocked part of the yard. See that smile on her face?  It was delightful watching her run… (Read More)

5 February

Wonderment – Mindfulness Experiment Week 6

      The focus word for this week is wonderment – a state of awe, joy, and wonder.  It is funny in a way that we need to be mindful of wonder.  We are traveling on a large rock through infinite space, kept alive by an intricate balance of oxygen, nitrogen, and other chemicals,… (Read More)

28 August

The Wild August Garden

It’s late August and my garden is a chaotic, wild, and beautiful “mess”. The pumpkin vines have twined up the apple tree with pumpkins resting on branches or in mid-air.  The runner beans are preferring the support of tomatoes to the trellis, so beans appear to be growing out of the tomato plants.  The cosmos,… (Read More)

16 March

For Beverly – Planting Seeds of Joy

    Last year on March 18th, my good friend Beverly passed away. It was shocking and disorienting as Beverly seemed unstoppable to me. Even though she’d been born with a serious physical disability, she didn’t let that slow her down. She used a motorized wheel chair and you really needed to stay out of… (Read More)

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