Category: moving

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Morning musings 

Morning…I awake to the rich fragrance of orange blossoms that wafts into my new bedroom on a gentle breeze.    Not fully awake, I stumble outside and down to the river. A scrub jay squawks at me from the sycamore tree that stretches its branches out over the river.  A phainopepla (a crested black bird with white stripes on the end of the wings … Read More Morning musings 

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Layers

It’s winter and everyone here in Maine is dressing in layers. My layering ritual begins with wool socks. The rest depends on the day ahead. But that ritual is about to get a lot lighter, because I’m be heading south for a few months. Leaving got me thinking about the layers of me and how those me-layers that I’ll be leaving behind will make … Read More Layers