Less than one short year ago, I would have called myself a hiker. Hiking was always listed as a hobby often accompanied by an enthusiastic proclamation of my love of nature and “hiking those trails.” No one was more shocked than myself to learn that was a lie. It may have come from my misunderstanding … More Posing As A Hiker?
Spirit of Water Giver of life, creator of worlds Essential to life, blood of our mother Taker of life, force of destruction Desecrated, defiled and despoiled Abused by the masses, As the rest of us stand witness With her pouring from our eyes.
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
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
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
April 22, 2020 marks the fiftieth celebration of Earth Day. I was there in 1970 in my bell bottom jeans walking in the march, picking up litter with my long blonde hair getting in the way as I idealistically thought we were making changes that would save the world. I have participated every Earth Day … More Earth Day 50th Anniversary
Sometimes in life we just plain freeze up. It can be subtlety insidious with a slowing down when life gets chaotic and before you know it you are overwhelmed and completely frozen — unable to move forward or any other direction. A year ago I changed “Murgatron’s Musings” to “Marigold Moon Herbal and Wellness” to … More Thawing the Freeze
When I was a small girl I lived in a big world and it was all good. Nothing and no one needed a label or analysis. There were just two things, good and bad. Bad hurt and was a lesson to be learned. Anything that didn’t hurt was good. Life was unlimited. But little people … More Working on My Uneducation