Category Archive: celebrations

Kroton: My Rainbow Plant from the Age of Dinosaurs

I have this strange plant. I bought it at the supermarket, wondering about how a store that small would have a thing this… weird. The plant had no name tag, no watering instructions,… Continue reading

The Crystal Bubbles of Lemonade Joys

“What are you doing?” she asks, her hands lovingly rubbing the roundness of her belly in which, for the past eight months, she has been miraculously growing a tiny little person who surely… Continue reading

The Mercy in Unwashed Coffee Mugs

How to See Beauty in a Mess I open the fridge, I grab my little salad dressing bottle. It is oily and escapes my hands as if it were a slippery fish fighting… Continue reading

Hardwood Floors Like Glimmering Lakes

View this post on Instagram The amazing play of #shade on a hardwood floor. It's a bit like the glimmering surface of a lake. Find beauty in the #Now. #floor #play #shadow #everyday… Continue reading

The Sublime Glitter of an Orchid

An Orchid’s Lesson on Self-Confidence

The Creepy Beauty of Sprouts

Sprouts are these amazing little worlds of miracles. In essence, they are simply seeds, like those of trees and flowers, but because we can grow them within days on our window sills of… Continue reading

The Happiness Hidden in Walls

My post, HSPs in a World of Beauty, talked about how sensitive people have a gift: they find and enjoy beauty easily, which can help them experience a great degree of happiness on… Continue reading

The Delicate Nakedness of Winter

Something to warm your heart in the light of fast approaching winters… Check out my new page, photographic marvels, to see more of my photos at one glance. They are all taken with… Continue reading

The Miracle of a Slice of Orange

Just an ordinary orange. And yet I tend to forget how beautiful the things I devour are.

This World is Always a New World

You cannot step in the same river twice. — Heraclitus of Ephesus I haven’t been inhabiting the virtual realm in a while. Things happened. Life unravelled with remarkable speed and pulled me into… Continue reading

The Secret of October Trees

Márgarét, áre you gríeving Over Goldengrove unleaving? Leáves like the things of man, you With your fresh thoughts care for, can you? Ah! ás the heart grows older It will come to such… Continue reading

Sunny Side Up Mindfully

a post on frying eggs with love Feel the morning cold of the kitchen floor radiating through your feet, put on fluffy slippers, cherish the soft cozy. Turn on the stove, rub your… Continue reading

HSPs in a World of Beauty

HSPs have a superpower: they can FEEL beauty. Not that others can’t. But recent discussions with friends have given me the impression that it takes a lot more for some of them to… Continue reading

Dust

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. — Henry David Thoreau Someone gave these to me the other day. I was stunned by what I saw when they… Continue reading

A Pear

  My newest secret hobby (when no one is looking at me, obviously) is looking at food. Yep. I said it. I find it strangely reassuring. Grounding. To carry a pear in your… Continue reading

On Seeing

As I was taking these photographs on the Oregon Coast, a van pulled up out of nowhere. Out tumbled a mother with her two kids. The woman scurried right up to me and… Continue reading

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