as the coffee brewed, i stood at my kitchen window, drinking my morning glass of water and watching a bird bathe. i watched him land beside a puddle just outside my wrought iron gate. he took a few tiny sips of the water, then waded in. i was melting from the his cuteness, turning into my own kind of puddle from behind my open kitchen window. he dipped his head into the puddle and threw the water back onto himself. heRead More
this morning, i decided that i wanted to be in the middle of trees. sometimes, i just get some kind of craving to be lost in the middle of a forest. alone and quiet. luckily, asheville is surrounded by such places, and even has some places within the city limits. so, for about an hour today, i headed just 5 minutes from downtown and immersed myself in a sea of green. and it was divine. there is a bird sanctuaryRead More
freedom. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.” ― Jim Morrison peace.
hola! it’s may 5th. cinco de mayo! not that that means a lot here in sweden. but, in the states where we find any reason to party, we celebrate mexican heritage & pride on this day. of course, you know my love & i like to bring in a few american traditions into our home here, so i bought some corona to enjoy this evening. not quite the same as eating at cheap, little hole-in-the-wall mexican restaurant serving a bottomlessRead More