Tag: Mindfulness

Strawberry Lemonade, Mockingbird Cafe, and The Little Things

Strawberry Lemonade, Mockingbird Cafe, and The Little Things

The strawberry lemonade from Mockingbird Cafe is a drink that instantly transports you back to childhood summers, all reminiscent of church picnics, sunburns and innocence.

Article: You Can Blame ‘Load Theory’ for Turning Your Brain to Mush

Article: You Can Blame ‘Load Theory’ for Turning Your Brain to Mush

Check out the article in Bloomberg Businessweek and prepare to feel a little better about being scatter-brained right now (or at least a little more normal…I did).

no time to blink (haiku for earth day)

no time to blink (haiku for earth day)

What does it really look like when we get down the road? It’s up to us, isn’t it? This is no time to blink.

What the Car Saw in Spring: “Progress”

What the Car Saw in Spring: “Progress”

The story this picture tells is the relentless march of “progress” and how we continue to eradicate nature in favor of more and more and more and MORE cement and “convenience”.

Gazebo Dreams

Gazebo Dreams

This whimsical little white gazebo on a golf course doesn’t get much mainstream gazebo action.

Juxtapositions

Juxtapositions

Winter will make way for spring, in many ways.

January Dreaming: A Brighter Shade of Pale

January Dreaming: A Brighter Shade of Pale

Paperwhites don’t know anything about this sad month with no major celebrations.

Peacefulness and Pigeons in the Courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh

Peacefulness and Pigeons in the Courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh

On a solo visit to the wonderful Museum of Edinburgh, I spent some time in the courtyard and caught these pigeons courting.

Birdhouse Mindfulness

Birdhouse Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness, I really looked at this bird house when I came upon it in a friend’s yard. What would it look like to a bird?

Listening Tips from Julian Treasure (part of my mindfulness journey)

Listening Tips from Julian Treasure (part of my mindfulness journey)

In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.”

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness

Seagulls and brown pelicans in Bay St. Louis give me a lesson in mindfulness reminiscent of Thoreau’s experience at Walden

gentle things and small moments (a poem)

gentle things and small moments (a poem)

Everyone touches the world in their own way. Making my own tiny imprint through this blog, I want to write more about the gentle things in life.

Pretty Little Weed, a Mindful Haiku for the New Year

Pretty Little Weed, a Mindful Haiku for the New Year

I’d like to get better at being in the moment, truly living, absorbing, feeling, whatever it is that I’m doing. Being more mindful, overall.

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

Holiday Peacefulness Haiku

It’s time to transition from the frenzy of getting everything done to the fullness of seasonal reflections.

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

Good Vibrations and Simplicity

The bike was poised and ready to go, an analog transporter waiting in the Gulf Coast sun to take someone somewhere.

Early Morning: What the Car Saw

Early Morning: What the Car Saw

Going to work in the dark.. Sometimes the urge to capture a moment strikes when I least expect it. At a red light. Waiting. Thinking. Looking, and perhaps more importantly, seeing. This was our view (the car and me) early this morning at a stop […]

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.

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

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…


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