Monthly Archives: June 2020

Mouse, grudges, virus, sirens and baby robins

I wrote a long blog post earlier this morning filled with too many words about my own opinions involving emotions and the human nervous system. Now it feels like there’s no life or ooomph or immediacy in that post, so … Continue reading

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One year memories of Positano, Italy wedding

Such a nostalgic day!  One year ago today–June 22, 2019–our daughter and her fiance married in Positano, Italy. It was the trip of a lifetime.  Twenty of us traveled across the ocean from the United States to see the bride … Continue reading

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Home invasion

On Wednesday night we drove maybe twenty miles to our friends’ home for a socially-distanced dinner on their porch. Before we departed Barry paused to feed our dear tame chipmunk, a descendent of the infamous “Chippy” with whom we shared … Continue reading

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Porcupine, bear, lake trout & crunchy grasshoppers

Lots has been happening in our Little House in the Woods.  I seem to forget, at times, that we’re still in the midst of a pandemic.  Here are a few highlights: At 1 a.m. on Sunday morning a noise startled … Continue reading

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The ahhhh of retreat

Good morning, dear blog reader. Let’s talk about ahhhh this morning. The ahhhh of waking up on a fresh Monday morning with light shining through emerald green June leaves.  The ahhhh of feeling centered and “right with the world”.  The … Continue reading

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I made a mistake. I am sorry.

Admitting when we’ve made a mistake can be hard.  We can feel such shame and guilt and embarrassment.  It can be hard to say “I’m sorry,”  “I was wrong,”  “Please forgive me”.  Especially because parts of us may not want … Continue reading

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Buddha on the page, Jesus in the rafters

Dearest readers!  I had no intention of writing a post today, honest.  But just finished morning meditation and wanted to share it with you here.  Just in case any of you might feel like playing. Do you sometimes have trouble … Continue reading

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After the storm

Storms sweep around, between and through us all the time. Nature sometimes delivers with a vengeance, doesn’t she? Viruses, bacteria, parasites, cancer, heart attacks, tornados, fires, hurricanes. Storms sweep through our lives, often arriving unexpectedly, tearing up trees, homes, emotions. … Continue reading

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