Dreaming

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While I love winter, for some reason I am dreaming of kayaking in the marsh. I am hungry for the sounds of birds as they fly overhead. I want to feel the water’s current pull me along. And I want to see the sun’s reflection build a world upon the water. What bliss, what perfection, alone with my thoughts.

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Dawn

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It is my favorite time of day. Singular, quiet, peaceful. Awakened by birdsong, moving slowly through the first moments of the day, it is my centering practice.

Heatwave

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We’re up for a mini heatwave today and tomorrow. So the ACs are running and we’ve planned indoor activities for ourselves. Meanwhile, gentle watering of the parched lawn in the early morning is clearly a delight for the birds. They chirp and flit through the arcing sprinkler. Later, I will turn on the irrigation and the worms will have their own party. I long for a rainy day, a deep soaking, puddles, dripping eves, cooled air. Oh yes!

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