“Answer July” by Emily Dickinson

We have entered the month of September, transitioning to a new season that brings a coolness to the night air, and the last vibrant colours before the coming of winter. Tonight I celebrate all the seasons with a poem by Emily Dickinson. Please join me in reciting “Answer July” by Emily Dickinson. Answer July ByContinue reading ““Answer July” by Emily Dickinson”

A Light Exists in Spring

Happy Mother’s Day! This post is dedicated to my mother, Frances, on this special day. Last week, Frances, Sarah, and I visited Butchart Gardens located on Vancouver Island. It rained most of the day, bestowing a soft and gracious mist to the Gardens. The cool humidity of the day enhanced the diverse shades of treesContinue reading “A Light Exists in Spring”

Kindred Spirits

“I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”   Dr. Seuss Life is a series of moments that carry us from day-to-day.   Those moments are given meaning and purpose through connectionsContinue reading “Kindred Spirits”

A Poet On Joy

“Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” Emily Dickinson   Emily Elizabeth Dickenson lived a quiet, even reclusive life.  She was introverted and thought to be eccentric by those in her local community.  Yet, her soul was ignited by poetry. She wrote in private, penning nearly eighteen hundred poems, withoutContinue reading “A Poet On Joy”