I spent my summer days…

Summertime. Man, do the memories flood back or what? I never did have a lemonade stand since for most of my childhood I was rural and loving it. When we finally moved to town I was in the fifth grade and yes, there was time for a lemonade stand but I guess I just didn’t…

It was like it always was in the summer

Today I did something I haven’t done for years and years and years!! And I am so gonna do it again soon. I met my sister at my Nona’s house (my uncle and aunt’s house now)  we met there this morning to hunt Indian rocks. We did it a lot as kids and we did…

free verse hippie poetry…Drops of Jupiter, Mars and Mercury

Drops of Jupiter, Mars and Mercury falling like tears from the Laughing Moon’s eyes.   Drops.. Bursting and shimmering like fairy dust or glitter all around not a sound just a hush a whisper a butterfly kiss a mister and a miss a moment under a canopy of green a future not seen but so…

I was in the midst of this when I saw it

This morning after yoga but before breakfast I went to the garden to harvest more tomatoes and check on the cucumbers and cantaloupes and corn. I picked the tomatoes and the cucumbers and then I moved on to the corn. I stood there in the garden shucking the corn and placing it in a big…

Let’s uncover our peace and hold it tight

Here’s my thought for the day….Peace. A simple little word probably associated most often with us hippie types but it’s for us all.  We’re all aging leaving trails of life behind us thinking of the  what ifs, the what nows. The what could I have done differentlys. I think no matter our age though we…

Twenty-two years, wow, and I haven’t aged not one little bit

Today is my daughter’s 22nd birthday. Twenty-two years, wow and I haven’t aged not one little bit lol. She came two weeks late and I thought I was going to have the gestation period of an elephant! This morning unlike that morning is starting off quieter with yoga and coffee the only sound is the whir…

a balanced day

Ok, so I did it. No, I didn’t rearrange the furniture again…not yet anyway…wink wink nod nod. I lived a balanced day. Yes, I did. I got up and practiced yoga and had breakfast, worked on illustrations until lunchtime. After lunch, I took a nap. A short one but a nap nonetheless. I finished up…

I love love love yoga.

Ok, so y’all know how much I love love love yoga. I was asked recently about my practice and once I only practiced Ashtanga in the early morning and Atmananda in the evening but now I practice Hatha, Anusara, Shakti, too. I love a great vinyasa flow, a strong powerful practice but long deep stretches…

Free Verse Hippie Poetry…Edge of Seventeen

Stevie Nicks Long lazy days days of sun music and fun. Days of possibilities and morning dew on edges of gypsy skirts flirt ing with the edge of youth the edge of seventeen in between where you were and where you will be the future unseen but who cares long hair and barefeet sipping Tickled Pink…

Meanwhile…

For a couple weeks now I’ve been seeing a school bus. It’s July! School’s out for summer. I mean that’s what Alice Cooper says right? Alice Copper So, I wonder what wormhole have we slipped into out here in the country…Meanwhile… In the garden… the beans have just about quit putting off, the new corn is…