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2023-09-29 17:51
 and tomorrow, remembering this furry angel on his 20th.  haiku    RIP haiku 12/11/17 Read More
Why Shouldn't Bees
2023-09-12 21:10
enjoy a happy hour, especially if a bluebird is present.  The latter a present from friend Bev.  Present to present and everywhere in-between.   Read More
Who Can Translate
2023-09-12 00:14
these oak shadows for me?  I am remembering fondly and with gratitude my mentor Betty.  A few days ago I learned she left this place at the age of 92.  She hasn't vacated by h… Read More
Pigment Flows Into Pigment
2023-08-19 22:14
Liquid magic.  Glass involved.  During which a pleasant Chinese meal enjoyed, I think of all things flowing:  time, pigment, clouds, thoughts, your hand through water.  … Read More
Chairs By Their Nature
2023-08-19 03:36
are welcoming.  These, like the fried-egg poppy, like an over-easy egg so optimistic. Among these chairs always a conversation.  Please, there's a chair for you.   Read More
Yes, I Do Miss Fog.
2023-08-12 13:19
San Francisco does fog well.  Doesn't the Conservatory of Flowers appear ghostlike?  Don't the palm look like pens with black tutus?  FYI:  the flower sundial has flowers… Read More
Feathers Preparing
2023-08-08 23:51
 to be a pinwheel.  For what adventure are you preparing yourself?   May it be vivid.   Read More
A Meeting Of Felines
2023-08-05 16:06
Sometimes it's important to look down.  Anklebone level.  Such treasures.  Who doesn't love to see felines kissing.   Read More
Falling Reflection
2023-08-04 20:07
Who is there to catch the agapanthus's falling reflection? Whose hands are that nimble?   Should a stranger stop you to inquire about this lily of the Nile, be sure to mention this is n… Read More
Light Unifies
2023-07-29 17:01
shadow.  Unifies shadow to shadow within shadow.  Especially if water is involved.    Read More
A Table Set For One
2023-07-29 01:34
 neither lonely, nor sad.  Yes, the rockfish delicious.  Sometimes being alone is company enough.   Read More
Even When Static
2023-07-29 01:29
flowers have a swagger and a swirl about them.  They love a bit of purple.  A tad of red.    Read More
Can You Remember The First Time
2023-07-28 00:38
you were swept away with the brilliance of purple?  Me?  Tiny dried, tightly curled purple flowers on my Easter hat.  I was 7.  Yes, I had white gloves.  How did you… Read More
Where Does The Light
2023-07-28 00:35
emanate to grace a surreal landscape?  Were you present or did you read about this phenomenon?  Did you touch this happening only with your eyes and not your feet?    Read More
2023-07-12 22:33
by 4PM today I will have a name for the dance of red lemons masquerading as leaves with robust stalks and a sky with a centrifugal center.  And if not, no harm has been created, only sp… Read More
I Respect Stop Signs.
2023-06-28 16:24
I believe nature has imbedded invisible stop signs to say, "Slow down, stop, and see.  The natural details are abundant and will inspire you.    Read More
2023-06-28 16:10
this is the way a bee sees the Puya.  Any given afternoon from a bee's perspective, what would that be like?    Read More
And One To Grow On.
2023-06-27 21:11
Isn't is special when you find a favorite plant growing in your neighborhood.  A plant that isn't a household name at least where I live.  Here's the Puya, and she has one stalk wh… Read More
2023-06-25 17:12
Puya (Mapuche Indian meaning "point"). Majestic towering bush.  The month of May & following into June is Puya season and I am always giddy & grateful Read More
Whose Hands Are These
2023-06-25 17:05
reaching out of the piano?  For me, it's impossible to not be engaged if a mirror or mirrored surface is nearby.  What engages you? Read More
Overlay Of Memories
2023-06-22 20:36
Like us, flowers are not singular in nature.  They thrive in community scented by the fragrances of layered memory.    Read More
The First Day Of Summer
2023-06-21 19:14
farmers markets begin brimming with color.  The longest day is a kaleidoscope of stars and time is rainbow-hued.    Read More
A Fork And Her Dream
2023-05-27 17:42
 Oh, you didn't realize forks are feminine.  As feminine as any spoon, I might add.  Now you know something new on this holiday weekend.   Read More
One Of The Un-cataloged Treasures
2023-05-26 14:55
of our local, municipal library.  Walnut Creek rose garden.  Petite and eye-abundantly powerful.  I'd say like a good read, like a yummy meal.  Like the cat seeing the co… Read More
Again And Also
2023-05-23 22:11
Measuring cups are more accurate if they are red.  There's a case study ongoing on red measuring cups.  Stay tuned.  Meanwhile whip up some eggs with that adorable petite red… Read More
Fill In The Color
2023-05-21 22:49
What is reality other than perception or the stories we make up, share.  And who's to say that African violets don't dream of snow?  Read More
Memory Is A Screen
2023-05-17 00:29
a shade.  A way to slowly bring memory into focus.  What was the first flower at your grandmother's that said to you, "You will always love flowers."    Read More
Waiting For A Name
2023-05-15 19:03
can be like waiting for a train to arrive.  It usually does although sometimes a tad later than anticipated.  Acts of waiting and naming interest me.  What interests you? &nbs&hell…Read More
An Evening Of Drama
2023-04-30 03:52
Light on the wall and our imaginations flood with color.  Just like memory.  Suddenly, I wish to cook red beets.  Embrace red.  Embrace shadows.   Read More
Now In My 7th Decade
2023-04-28 18:26
I find myself no longer annoyed by incomplete sentences.  Phrases (the shorter the better) suit me well.   And should you ask, abstracts are my landscape of choice.    Read More
One Among Many
2023-04-28 18:21
Not an interloper.  An unexpected guest with privileges to linger.  Is there a more perfect place to end-up than a bed of bearded irises?  Purple, too.  If you translate… Read More
I Hope
2023-04-25 22:55
 tomorrow brings the same number of ducklings.  What I see as cute, is survival.   Read More
In Last Night's Dream
2023-04-25 22:53
one fantastical bird embraced me in her vibrant feathers.  I could fly.  I could name all which I couldn't name yesterday.  I could twirl as girl of 12.  I blinked twice… Read More
2023-04-25 22:49
Yet, I can't quite locate the word for this image.  Perhaps, it has concealed the word in a unique grammar sweet as honeycomb.   Read More
Spring Feels Spiky
2023-04-25 22:19
and at the same time circular with a wheel of purple and yellow/green at the center. The above, a descendant of Ceanothus -- that lovely wild lilac -- which my eyes & nose compete with b… Read More
Airborn Splendor
2023-04-25 22:09
and now consider sky as a welcome mat.  A welcome mat for succulents, a welcome mat for our collective breaths.    Read More
Comfort In The Minimal
2023-04-23 21:58
and with joy for the lushness of grass and vetch the window frames.  Let's celebrate the largess of farmer markets with their abundance of color, shape, texture. Gnarled carrots with a… Read More
On The Fringe
2023-03-31 20:46
Nature, especially in Spring, is chockfull of shapes, vibrant colors, and fringes galore.  Fringes worthy of a scarf.     Read More
Awaiting Breath
2023-03-30 18:03
Something magical about a pinwheel.  Something unpredictable about the kinetic.  Does hot soup long for breath to cool?     Read More
From Childhood
2023-03-23 01:22
spring/Easter fragrance.  Also as fabric on child’s hat.  Fragrance only imagined.   Read More
2023-03-21 16:55
inconsequential but what a petite, giant kingdom.  What will your feet discover next?  Where will inquiry lead you to the unexpected? Read More
Rain And Breakfast
2023-03-21 16:50
 Steady rain and a steady downpour  of the vibrantly beautiful on a hidden toasted pita.  Like Spring, messy, but delicious for eyes and mouth.   Read More
A Bay Of Clouds
2023-03-21 00:29
 The simple act of looking up has its rewards.  A free ticket to temporal drama.   Read More
Uncommon View
2023-02-26 20:28
of a common restaurant with an commonly painted ceiling.  Wildflowers below; wildflowers above.    Read More
2023-02-24 17:47
 of light, of rug, of family's weathered footsteps.   Read More
2023-02-24 17:07
o dive into Spring.  Spring, is the most ironic time.  Today there is snow on the mountains at 500 feet and yet magnolias strut vivaciousness.   Read More
2023-01-30 19:15
 The end of the month can make you feel felled.  Can make you feel upended.   Read More
One Or Two Words
2023-01-28 21:40
Often suffice —monumental, cold.  Sometime a third is necessary:  jagged.  When was the last time you enjoyed a monumental, cold, jagged meal.  Did it include an am… Read More
Light Playing Hide And Seek
2023-01-28 21:37
Which comes first, hide or seek?  Are they inextricable?  For sure, trees need light, and I think a tree is a lovely home for light.   Read More
The Essence Of Hopscotch
2023-01-20 21:57
A tad incomplete but the concept intact.  Which small stone will you use as a marker?  Who goes first, you or the crow? Read More
The Alchemy Of Reflection
2023-01-19 23:45
Reflections fascinates me.  I sip coffee inside at dusk and suddenly the cafe lights are orbs hanging from the trees' calligraphic branches.  What is being illuminated?  What… Read More
2023-01-18 20:15
Each season has its pots of the unexpected.  An iris in the back yard.  The hills, vibrant green in contrast to a monochromatic gray sky.  Opposites in conversation, not oppos… Read More
When A Warning Is Obscured
2023-01-13 16:05
it is, nevertheless, present.  The warning, a white tag above the bowling ball says, "KEEP OUT." Meanwhile, where did this bowling ball come from and why did it land here and not in the… Read More
A Breathable Kingdom
2023-01-10 16:37
verdant.  Invitation to put on red boots and explore. The same path is never the same. I'm thinking of the the familiar trees how they curve, how the daily archs to embrace adventure. … Read More
Beauty Stacked
2023-01-05 19:21
After rain where there is mulch, unexpected beauties appear.  Looking down has its rewards.  I could fall for that dried curl of leaf every time.  Of course, I'm meeting these… Read More
I Know Intuitively
2022-12-27 19:08
rocks love to be accompanied by a cello.  Listen, bow across strings;  time is ticking toward 2023. Delicious rain anoints every stone and transforms hills verdant.  Late… Read More
Always Notice A Cat's Tail
2022-12-26 15:40
A house filled with kitties is a warm, cozy home.  Ending the year, beginning a new year, a kitty tail tells the tale.    Read More
Simple & Elegant
2022-12-24 22:00
hanging out in winter.  A relaxing walk into the luminous.  What else have I missed seeing in the last 7 minutes Read More

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