August Playfulness – The Well of Observation

In the northeast we are definitely living more intense “dog days of summer” as we often call the hottest days in July and August. This year, it is pretty much every day!   With the dog days in mind, I thought I’d choose a well that feels easier than some.   Many have to walk…

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The Well of Not Knowing: Until the Next Time

Last evening I was sitting in the shade under big maple branches. There was a lovely breeze floating through them, leaves dancing above me.   I was thinking about how to bookmark the writing about this well for now.   Over decades I have bought hundreds of non-fiction books.   I have bought most with…

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The Well of Childhood

Ah, I know exactly what it is that drew me to this well this morning, a well where I could stay and dip for days. It is a well of true refreshment; it is refreshment I do not take lightly.   Walking the other night in my “new” old neighborhood, the scent reached me before…

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Why Do I Go to the Well and Return Again and Again?

OBSERVING   I stand in the center of this planet.   Turning slowly, I give witness to play, work, joy, tears, laughter, screams, health, illness, embraces, abandonment, kindness, cruelty, plenty, hunger, every color, every size, cities, towns, hideaways, abundance of water, severe drought, lush landscape, barren landscape, families of all configurations, peace, war, rainbows, tornadoes,…

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New Year’s Evolution

This blog came to me as I thought about the inspiring, light up the world woman who asked me how I choose what I write for my blog. I have been following her life and evolution this year since leading a workshop she attended last year that was titled exactly this: A New Year’s Evolution…

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Mind Mapping Thankfulness

A studio Big windows overlooking the ocean And meadows Sun streaming through Azure blue of water and sky that clears my mind And makes me feel light Bare wood floors illuminated with a golden glow My imaginary space To which I go Frequently   Today The walls are painted with whiteboard paint Spacious Expansive Open…

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