Tag: life

lessons learned: mushrooms and awakenings

Yesterday morning, I arrived at work to a magical sight.  A group of 7 large mushrooms in various stages of growth slowly burst forth through the pine straw mulch by our back parking lot.  It’s happened dozens of times since I’ve worked there, but…

Mary Oliver’s The Summer Day

It was a Mary Oliver kind of morning~ The Summer Morning Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who…

the value of keeping quiet

Sometimes, simple poetry becomes my prayer for the day.  Here is one of my favorites~ Keeping Quiet by Pablo Neruda Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still for once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in…