Category Archives: Nature

Nordic Walking

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,030,000    Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! As I walked across a wooden bridge over the marsh on Oak Island, NC, with my trusty hiking poles, a woman shared “are you promoting Nordic walking as the … Continue reading

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If a tree falls?

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,030,000    Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! One of the joys of walking the many nature trails on Bainbridge Island is finding gnome homes. My favorite is Gnome Home No. 2 which is located on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating Memorial Day 2022 with Nature

Covid Deaths in U.S.:  1,001,313         Get Vaccinated! Stop the War in Ukraine! Memorial Day “dawned” gray and rainy (like most of the last six months). I enticed my bride into taking a drive to Sequim, WA, which resides in … Continue reading

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Daily Moment of Zen: Labyrinth

Day 278 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  301,000   GA Vote!! One of many hidden gems on Bainbridge Island – the Halls Hill Labyrinth. Essays on this labyrinth from its designer and builder, Jeffrey Bale.

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Daily Moment of Zen: Who is looking at whom?

Day 274 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  293,000   GA Vote!!

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Daily Moment of Zen (DMoZ): Sunrise and Sunset

Day 272 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  286,000   GA Vote!! The beginning and end of daylight surrounding Seattle and the Puget Sound provide a changing array of light shows. Early mornings with clouds and marine … Continue reading

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Lifelet: A walk in the woods in between rain showers

Day 247 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  245,000  As I doom scrolled through my morning twitter feed, I clicked through to McSweeney’s for a little morning humor to interrupt the many existential crises: NOVEMBER 13, 2020 … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Surprised by Joy!

Day 157 of Self Quarantine             Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  170,000 One of my favorite book titles is from C.S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy.  The book was a joy as well. Yesterday, I was “surprised … Continue reading

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From my chair: Tending the vines of life

I am immersing myself in all things Camino.  During the V crisis, I have dreams of walking the Camino de Santiago a year from now.  This morning I am reading Walk in a Relaxed Manner: Life Lessons from the Camino … Continue reading

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Ground Hog Days in the Age of V

I laughed at my liberal arts colleagues coming back from their Freshman philosophy class with this quote: “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus … Continue reading

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