bird nest with a guardian angel

Bird nest with a guardian angel

This bird found the perfect place to build her nest – complete with guardian angel. I took this picture a few years ago. The piece I referred to as a guardian angel is one of the terracotta figures that adorn the front of the Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington. It is a stunning …

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gem with a rose

My flower child

My flower child: even in the rain, she stops to smell the roses WW Linky is on page 2

gem in sunglasses

Sometimes I look at her and my heart explodes

I’m 1877 days into this parenting gig, and I still don’t know what I’m doing. I suspect that is probably a good sign. I hope it is, anyway. I’m so blessed that I get to spend my days with this little ray of light, and guide her as she grows. Happy Mother’s Day. Here’s to …

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flower with matisse quote

Earth Day

“seems to me, it ain’t the world that’s so bad, but what we’re doin’ to it”
~ Louis Armstrong

garden shrine in seattle


A plaque inside the shrine had the following invitation:

Leave your thoughts, prayers and wishes.
Twice a year they will be burned and your intentions will join the universe.

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