I was listening to Leonard Cohen tonight because it fit my sad mood - bird on a wire, actually. As I was listening, I was drawn outside by the sound of a whippoorwill so near that it sounded different than usual. I tiptoed outside with the flip camera to see if I could capture a bit of its song. You may need to put your headphones on...
It reminds me of the strange plaintive sound I heard in the woods today while hiking with a friend. Not sure if it was a bluejay or a mockingbird or what - seemed large for both of those. I thought it may have been a turkey or an animal in distress. It was an odd sound and I spotted the bird as it flew, but only partly - it had a long tail. Also heard Raven's rattle and the whoosh of its wings overhead and Broadwing calling loudly as it does. I guess it was a bird sort of day.
Now there is thunder in the air, and moisture. I welcome the cool they will bring.
I take off my shoes and socks before alighting on the trail into the sacred forest. Today this forest is almost overwhelmingly fragrant. ...
On a recent evening, after a long day of work up the mountain, I stopped along my commute back down and hiked down along Glen Falls. I found...
On Tuesday, I worked late up on the mountain and then grabbed a bite to eat. As I left the Ugly Dog pub and picked up a chocolate bar at th...
Wow, it’s been quite some time since I posted. Summer has gone and Autumn is falling fast into Winter, as we had our first freeze just this ...
There seems to be a consensus among many that God is Love. And yet, I have never heard anyone say that Love is God. I was thinking last y...
Those of you I email with are familiar with my long and always growing stack of signatures at the bottom of my outgoing mails. Last week,...
Mitigation In sanguine chador, with a hint of cerulean sky on her brow, here is a girl whose horrific suffering is offset by her refl...
I have been going to the river for years. It is where I re-find my center, my wholeness in the center of the world - the tiny dot that I...
Lately I have been clearing my place a bit, passing some things on and liberating some rocks back to the outdoors. It's been a slow pr...
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