Friday Musing

Several weeks ago now, returning a lampshade, I was taken with the overhead light display in the store, every inch of the ceiling holding a different fixture. While the owner processed my return I stood looking at  the hundreds of fixtures, fascinated. I was taken with how completely different they were and wondered how I…

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Forever Lights of Friends

Yesterday I learned of the passing of a beloved colleague and friend of many years, though it has been some time since we were together. Early onset of Alzheimer’s altered what her life would have otherwise been for the past decade or so. I do not even know exactly how many years; I know it…

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Wednesday musing on Monday blog

I already know I will likely pare down to two times a week, not three…lucky you! Look for a new post on Monday and Friday.   Since writing and posting on Monday, I have made it an intention to notice physical light with expanded interest and curiosity…to keep dipping.   This morning, as my mind…

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The Well of Light Beckons

Happy Summer Solstice here in the US! The celebration of this day ushered me into musing about light. The longest, lightest day of the year where I live. I want it to stay. I love the runway up to it and relish every extra minute of light along the way, the morning light shining in…

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Space

Not outer space.   This space. THIS space where I am sitting in this moment. This space with its little turret like windows, five of them, sun shining through and spring green seen outside the one right next to me.   Crows loudly, boldly caw their morning meditation so the whole neighborhood can partake. I…

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Dipping Into the Well of Not Knowing (and a few resources)

In his wonderful book, Tracking Wonder: Reclaiming a Life of Meaning and Possibility in a World Obsessed with Productivity, Jeffrey Davis has a chapter on being in wonder even when in bewilderment. I love that. I don’t think I have heard anyone address bewilderment in that context before.   Being in bewilderment is not necessarily…

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The Well of Humor

Reflections On A Blizzardy Day: How One Resident Cat Makes Sure My Well of Humor Does Not Run Dry   I’m sure many have seen the wonderful scenario being played out with the owners of the Vitamix as their three cats continue (or did) to hold the brand new Vitamix hostage by sitting on the…

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The Board Game of 2021

What is it that is floating through my heart and mind as this year of 2021 eases into 2022?   Of course I thought I would go to a well, but instead, in an unexpected shift, I went to a game.   Today is perhaps like being able to look at the whole of a…

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