Living Upward at the Rodeo

Rodeo cowboys have fascinated me for a long time, and I have come to discover they know a lot about living upward. Behind the scenes in the pen, I watched this rider mount the bull, carefully...

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No Rush

I have a love-hate relationship with Late Summer. I tire of the heat and endless supply of zucchinis. I grieve the loss of sunlight, and yet I’m in a hurry to feel the cool crisp air on my skin and...

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Awesome!

I couldn’t resist taking this picture.  I was in awe of the blue blueness of the sky and the white wispiness of the clouds.  Those are silly adjectives but there are none that really describe the...

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Bountiful Summer

We need only look to Nature to understand that “we’re all in this together.” And it is only together that we will thrive. When I was growing up I would help my grandfather pick his carefully tended...

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Imagine

Are you ready for a science lesson?  I want to share what I know about imaginal cells and what they have to do with our lives on Planet Earth during these changing times. After a caterpillar spins a...

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A Lesson in Thriving

I took a walk with a friend yesterday on a path along the Mill River. She pointed out a thriving giant Dawn Redwood, an unusual tree in our area. We stopped to rest our backs against her massive...

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Creating a New World

A few nights ago, I dreamt I was with a group of friends.  We had a collection of things — buttons, fabric, thread, sticks, feathers — and our plan was to use them...

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Belonging

I must admit that it’s not easy to "live upward" in “COVID Times.” We are limited in where we can go, what we can do, and who we can touch. This New Reality is isolating, and...

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