Tag Archives: serenity

Into White

  March might have gone out like a lamb, but April has lumbered in like a stunned polar bear—frigid temps, high winds, and snow. More than an aberrant dusting, this nonsense is into its second forty-eight hours, well past April … Continue reading

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Clouds, Tadpoles, Rocks

The clouds…oh my. All July they billowed and ballooned, mounds of meringue on steroids, dolloped atop the layer of dense woods of hemlock and cherry and maple that abutt the farm fields surrounding Neil’s barn. Time was suspended–held in aspic, … Continue reading

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Revving Up to Sixty

Twenty years ago I could’ve been one of those people with a T-shirt that said “Oops! I forgot to have a baby!”  (Now it would read “I forgot to have grandkids.”) I am sitting in my favorite writing spot–on my … Continue reading

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Choosing White

I tend to see things in black and white. Perfectionists do that. Yesterday was May 1, May Day, the ideal day for making new promises to myself. I had already begun a 30-day Yoga Journey on April 25,  a perfect … Continue reading

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Back To My Senses

I remember when… I remember zen… While the original intent of this exercise of “an hour at a time” didn’t have the staying power I had hoped for, I don’t consider that a failure. It looked good on paper. And … Continue reading

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September’s Veil

That “back to school” energy I normally experience each September was hijacked eleven years ago, along with two planes that flew into the World Trade Center. As the anniversary approaches, a veil falls and I slow down to a point … Continue reading

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BarnZen Resolve

For an entire month I had next to no internet access, by both choice and geography. Now I am back home, and the siren song of the computer has me doing some serious contemplation. After an initial rush back into … Continue reading

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