The pink zephyranthes are in bloom at the cottage door. I call them “zephies”. Read more about these sweet little bulbs that like to bloom in the summer.
Yes, I am always glad when the warmth (really I mean heat) of summer is on its way out. Yet, I do feel a nostalgia coming over me this morning as I sit out early on the deck with bees buzzing, blue jays slurping at the birdbath, ravens squawking from high trees and the muffledContinue reading “Waning Summer”
Summer is a reflective time, a slowing down for me. I work at chores early in the morning. Then spend time with the outside world online for a while online. Maybe some art-making or “putzing around” in the studio. Of course, a nap, if needed. And swimming in the river in late afternoon, where theContinue reading “Deep into summer, high into mountains…”
We are few days away from the Summer Solstice when the sun is supposed to stand still. I am getting into my summer mode, slowing down, watching the sky, and smelling the river as I walk in the mornings. The birds seem to be extra busy around here for some reason. It could be thatContinue reading “Closing in on Summer”