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Half Moon

Half Moon

This early morning, the waning half moon was reflected in my little fish pond. Poets, especially Zen poets, and philosophers, such as Plato, use the image of the moon’s reflection in water to try to tell us about Awareness. Once we see/feel Awareness, we understand at a deep level that life is a dream. LifeRead more about Half Moon[…]

Violets

Violets

Violets are blooming in my yard–white violets and violet violets. The person in my family who mows the lawn is ecstatic. “They’re so beautiful!” I do not remind him that in previous years he preferred the clean-cut look of new-mown grass, while i cried, “But the violets!” This May, we are both in love withRead more about Violets[…]

Pea Fence

Pea Fence

A couple of years ago, i saw my artist friend, Dawn, at the Swap Program at the landfill–the place where people bring their usable junk. My trash is someone else’s treasure. I told Dawn i needed a new gate for my garden. She pointed out a few items that might serve. I finally figured outRead more about Pea Fence[…]