A new start – the source from which something new springs forth
I love caterpillars as much as I love butterflies and moths. Their shapes and colors are astounding. But even more miraculous is how a creature that has a multitude of legs and appears to be nothing more than a colorful sac filled with fluff can emerge to become a creature with scaled wings that flies higher than any human can jump. Take time to seek them out and smile at what Gaia has created!
RESOLution – resolve “firm determination to do something”
reSOLUTION – solution “the act of solving or explaining a problem”
I’ve never been one to make a resolution. I’ve always believed if one wants to change an aspect of their life you do it whatever day or time it is. Something I resolved to do on a long past day and time was to appreciate the world around me.
Those I love
And the those I fear
The smallest of creatures
The tallest of buildings
Each day presents me with a gift
I only need a moment of time to find it
a series of photographs of ice crystals on the stream behind our home
The thought of seven hours in the car seemed daunting in the early hours that Thursday morning. But as I watched the fog burn off and the blue sky emerge time passed swiftly as did the trees and buildings outside the car window. As we crossed the border between New Hampshire and Maine familiar vignettes appeared. Memories long placed on dusty shelves in my mind were now retrieved and brought into the light of day.
That first glimpse of the ocean made every molecule of my being dance. After meeting our most gracious host and checking into Haven by the Sea
I walked, almost floated, to the sea’s edge. Here is what I saw that first day…
A ribbon of water only inches deep separates a quaffed garden from Gaia’s wild unkempt landscape. Hidden amongst logs, within towering trees and in secluded glens her children live out their lives often unseen by human eyes. But today the veil was lifted and for a moment in time I was invited in…