Category: Mindfulness

What the Car Saw: Evening Edition (plus haiku)

What the Car Saw: Evening Edition (plus haiku)

A gorgeous, fiery sun merging with the horizon while it generously backlit the clouds and turned the evening sky into a work of art deserving of a haiku.

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

Bay St. Louis has sun, sand, sea and serenity galore. It was everything we thought it would be, and more.

Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

Still Life: Seashells with Shellac on a Paper Bag.

Reflections: No Keep Out Signs Here

Reflections: No Keep Out Signs Here

Reflections on an open mind, a growth mindset and an open heart. An open heart is the hardest.

Violet Sunset Haiku

Violet Sunset Haiku

A beautiful Mississippi sunset deserves a haiku.

Haiku: What’s Inside Matters

Haiku: What’s Inside Matters

This haiku is for every extraordinary woman who sometimes needs affirmation.

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

It’s My Birthday, and I’d Like to Give You a Gift

A poem by Gordon Parks speaks of curiosity, wonder, celebration of life and nature, and the awesome, simple, dead-on-target mindfulness of children.

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.

Treehouse Haiku

Treehouse Haiku

treehouse afternoonsendless summer daydreaming ~limitless future

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on wheels, my observations from driving the grocery store go-cart after foot surgery.

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…

My Inner Voice is Muted

My Inner Voice is Muted

I have an overwhelming desire to think about nothing, talk about nothing, do nothing. Perhaps this mindlessness / mental exhaustion is a cousin of meditation. Maybe I’m on the way to “empty mind meditation” or mental silence that will declutter my brain and bring on a state of nirvana. 

Happy Earth Day, and Have You Thought About Bees?

Happy Earth Day, and Have You Thought About Bees?

Although every day should be Earth Day, it’s cool that we have a day to heighten awareness and reflect on doing a better job caring for our world. Checking on the Earth Day happenings at EarthDay.org, I found that one of the ongoing ecological campaigns […]

Time Travel in the Produce Section (a poem)

Time Travel in the Produce Section (a poem)

A vignette in the produce section inspired a poem about dads and daughters.

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

A deepening interest in photography and following certain blogs has me seeing things differently these days.

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

poem: what if every day was new year’s day?

A clarion call for mindfulness: what if every day was new year’s day?


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