Pensive poet

I try to keep this page about wellness and nature, as promised in header, but also share a lot of my heart and soul. Personal topics subject to judgement never stops me from pushing the old publish button. Recently at book club, when we delved into nature poetry I mentioned I write poetry but hate … More Pensive poet

Life’s Unseen Edges

Edges aren’t a new topic for this blog. I’m very fond of edges and have written about them more than once. Edges fascinate me. The place where two worlds meet is always juicy and full of biodiversity and life. Those physical edges between forest and meadow, between water and shore always bring surprises and treasures. … More Life’s Unseen Edges

Magical Urban Edges

The current state of the world has put me in the doldrums and writing anything seems impossible, so blogs are a bit irregular.  On the more positive side, it has many of us outdoors more!  As the flowers begin to bloom I always take notice of the “edges”.  The edges are those little bits of … More Magical Urban Edges

The Great Outdoors

The pandemic is restricting everyone’s activities and leaving folks itchy with cabin fever. The great outdoors is still available, minus playgrounds, so many are out hiking and taking long walks. For us “outdoorsy” types it can be a bit of a shock to see so many faces showing up in our usual woods and trails. … More The Great Outdoors

Springtime Achoo!

Spring has sprung, the grass has riz, I wonder where my tissues is! I love Spring and all its glories and challenges.  New growth peeking out everywhere reminding you that plant identification is all about patience and maybe you don’t know as much botany as you thought.  Warm, sunny days with yellow clouds of pollen … More Springtime Achoo!

Listening Heals

Each New Year brings up the infamous social network question, “what is your word of the year?”.  We brazenly put forth a single word to define our entire annual focus and then soon forget it.  This year I tried to ponder the question with a degree of reflection and I choose the word “listen”.  Listening … More Listening Heals