May we all find inner joy, at least at some point, on all our days in 2022, regardless of what the outer circumstances may be.
It’s been a year since the pandemic REALLY hit most of us. It was this week last year that the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. But is that what made it real for you? I was inspired for this post by an opinion piece by John Paul Brammer in the Washington Post … More When Did You Know?
In North Carolina, today is the first official day of summer, the months I think of as the season of exuberance, based on Yoko Ono’s poem, “Season of Glass.” SEASON OF GLASS spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence winter passes … More Welcome to the Season of Exuberance
It’s a blustery day here in North Carolina. It’s relatively warm for February (48 degrees F) and sunny, but the wind is blowing through the trees between 20-30 miles per hour. Those blasts made me want to nestle down into my bedding and, uh,…meditate. My friends the crows were calling out to me to join them, … More The Worm Whisperer
This was a great weekend for me. While the backdrop nationally was President Trump’s inauguration and the peaceful protests for the rights of women, minorities, and the poor, my focus was a little more personal. Friday and Sunday nights we had parties (YAY!) where my son invited over his friends for dinner, games, art or music … More Mopping with Joy