Read more about the article How do you define community?
Petunias, snapdragon petals, alstroemeria petals, calendula petals, columbine flowers

How do you define community?

How do you define your community? I took another walk out Bear Valley Trail yesterday, this time in the afternoon. Went with a dear friend. It was stunningly beautiful and very…

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Read more about the article Feeling kind of cross-eyed
African bone bead, dafodills, oyster shell, clam shells, mussel shells, pansies, pussy willow branch tips, Osteospermum 'Zion Copper Amethyst'

Feeling kind of cross-eyed

African bone bead, dafodills, oyster shell, clam shells, mussel shells, pansies, pussy willow branch tips, Osteospermum 'Zion Copper Amethyst' Feeling kind of cross-eyed this morning. I think I read too…

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Read more about the article Receiving generosity
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Receiving generosity

I'm receiving such generosity from people as I continue this practice of daily mandala making. Every week I get offers to forage in someone's garden, beads and baubles get left…

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Read more about the article Mandalas connect us
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Mandalas connect us

Mandalas do connect us. I just had a deep, moving conversation with a woman I knew only slightly til this morning. We both volunteer for the Center for Common Ground's…

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Read more about the article Signs of Spring
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Signs of Spring

There are signs of spring, aligning with the cycle of the Biden/Harris administration. Hellebores are among the first to bloom in my garden. The Mexican orange comes from down the…

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