Monthly Archives: September 2013

Shelling Beans: An Earthbound Meditation

I realize that it has been two weeks since my last electronic post card went out into the world. Apologies for my absence, I’ve been away. Needing an escape from the urban buzz of O’ahu and endless summer of Hawaii, I took myself on a writing retreat to the home of some dear friends on


Widening the View: Beauty and Inspiration

Standing quietly in the kitchen this morning, I appreciated the unusual silence of the neighborhood. There seems to be a respite in the construction work on the house below us, and the habitually barking dogs were oddly silent. Wonderful. A slight breeze danced through the open windows of the house, carrying the sublimely floral fragrance