W is for Water

Today, it’s all about Water. Water is so soothing to me. Today I am just sharing some photos with you. Sometimes water comes in the form of rain…   These sweet little tiles were from the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden in Vancouver. They are designed to create a beautiful…

Continue reading

U is for Universe

Today, it’s all about the Universe. What’s more? Nothing! The Universe captures all that is or ever will be, just like the Tao. Nature, as defined by Merriam-Webster is “the physical world and everything in it (such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans, stars, etc.) that is not made by people.” While…

Continue reading

T is for Trails

Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings, Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.…

Continue reading

Q is for Quiet

  Today is all about Quiet. I don’t know about you, but I long for quiet. And yet, still, I fill my spaces with words. Whether these be words flowing loudly through my own head or words that I fill my ears with, listening to books and music to occupy my…

Continue reading

O is for Octopus

Today is all about the Octopus. If it has not become apparent already, it is my belief that the emotional and psychological aspects of plants and animals are merely misunderstood by humans. Scientists are feared of being mocked for anthropomorphizing their subjects, but it is more about a fear of pushing the envelope…

Continue reading

N is for Native

Today is all about the Native. There are two things that come to mind when I think of the word “native”: one is native plants and another is Native Americans. We’ll discuss both briefly today since there is plenty to say on either topic. I’ll start with native plants. I live in…

Continue reading