Sunday Evening Reflection – Shetland

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” Khalil Gibran Welcome to Sunday Night Reflection. I invite you to join me on a quiet walk through Kergord Woods. It is early Spring and green leaves are beginning to appear. It is a little chilly so bring along a sweater. Kergord Woods is a symbol…

Cherry Blossoms Welcome April

“Between our two lives there is also the life of the cherry blossom.” Matsuo Bashō The cherry blossoms grace our lane ways and gardens, welcoming April, the month that was, in ancient Rome, sacred to Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. April is the month that gave us Leonardo da Vinci, William Shakespeare, William…

A Tree to Climb

  When I was 9 years old, I wanted desperately to climb the tallest tree.  But I had (and still have) a problem.  I am afraid of heights.  To this day, I take a deep breath before going on a downward escalator. I did climb that tree – crying all the way up the branches. …

Pathways

This past weekend, I picked up a 100% Natural Trail Mix, a coastal berry blend.   I loved the tag line – “real food for real people.”  I give the marketing team top marks for their branding message. I turned over the package to read the fine print (i.e. how many calories).  And that is where…

Wisdom of Trees

“The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.” Treebeard, Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien