how to freeze wishes for future use…

the childhood impulse to blow these dandelion seeds to the four winds still lives within me. I’m grateful for that. I like the feeling of hope showings it’s shining face. I picked these at their peek & sprayed them with high gloss varnish. i let their stems dry in the sun, on my windowsill.  I…

watching the elements dance

earth, water, air & fire. the fifth element? aether…”that which was beyond the material world.” people wonder, my own family included, why Vermont has such a hold on me. i’ve lived in Birmingham, Alabama twenty one years. it has never felt like home. my children and my animals have kept me grounded, both literally &…

for my mother

I wish for her backyard to be filled with Peony. Nothing reminds me of Berlin, Vermont more then this stunner.