Invitation: It’s Spring Equinox, the beginning of Spring. The early woodland wildflowers are blooming, the moss garden is brilliant green, and it’s St. Patrick’s Day, so it’s time for some Irish Music! You are invited to come enjoy the Moss … Continued
One day at the end of January I dreamed of being somewhere deliciously calm and expansive. I would dream of being there, sink back into deeper sleep, then rise to dream-level sleep and enjoy dreaming it again. Sinking back to … Continued
Three days before Winter Solstice / We sit on your bench, my friend, / Overlooking bare-limbed woods, / New Hope Creek shining silver in / An arc of pools below. / I tell you my Winter Solstice ritual /These days is to watch the sunrise, / Sing to it, and mark its farthest / Point of standstill / Before turning . . .
Our first morning home from Ireland I awoke with this dream: A rural community has an intimate walking or horse-cart riding trail with wonderful creative images at each stop along the way. Each location contains some combination of nature and … Continued
My husband and I have known for some time, ever since we received notice from the BIA and a genealogy chart, that he is descended from Ojibwe people on his father’s side, but we didn’t realize he had any close … Continued
The moss garden is a place of healing. If I’m tired and do some moss-weeding I feel rejuvenated. I call it “bending to the green” and feel like I’m bathing in green endorphins. Lying on the soft bed of moss … Continued
These illustrations are of native habitats that I personally consider to be not only beautiful, but sacred and to be treasured. The drawings are double page spreads reminiscent of a sketchbook. Green Swamp Savanna, Shaken Creek Savanna, and Roadside Wildflowers … Continued
These double-page drawings are from a field sketchbook of North Carolina native habitats and natural communities in the coastal plain, piedmont, and mountain regions of the state. Each drawing shows characteristic details of each habitat on a particular day and … Continued