poetry wednesday. the social life of water.

The Social Life Of Water -Tony Hoagland All water is a part of other water. Cloud talks to lake; mist speaks quietly to creek. Lake says something back to cloud, and cloud listens. No water is lonely water.   All water is a part of other water. River rushes to...

found-art tuesday.

Red Stapler, Graham Gallery. Hastings, Nebraska. I visited Angela Graham's art gallery while in Hastings this past June and fell in love with much I saw there. Including this fantastic, old red stapler I saw on her desk. The heaviness of it, the rounded lines, the...

mindful monday : life is incremental

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. -Annie Dillard, The Writing Life Life is incremental. It is full of bushwhacking in a dense forest, unable to see the straight line that might lead you from here to there. Maybe there is no straight line. I...

stepping stone sunday: fall in the river immediately

Nature hates calculators. -Ralph Waldo Emerson We live very near the Botanical Gardens here in Asheville. It's a short walk to nature, stream, rocks, path, bugs. Tess loves it. One fine spring day, we went there to play on the rocks in the river. I spent a lot of...