“Nous ne voyons jamais les choses telles qu’elles sont, nous les voyons telles que nous sommes.” – Anaïs Nin

(“We never see things as they are, we see them as we are.”)  Spring arrives hesitantly here in New England. Pips emerge from thawed soil, only to endure nights still below freezing. They are tough and patient, they know when to conserve their energy to survive those cold nights and when to leap forward duringContinue reading ““Nous ne voyons jamais les choses telles qu’elles sont, nous les voyons telles que nous sommes.” – Anaïs Nin”

“listen: there’s a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go” – e. e. cummings

My husband and I went kayaking last weekend and being out on the water again was deeply soothing.  There were the wild swans, the huge bald eagle nest (with juvenile in it), Great Blue Herons and assorted ducks of course, always wonderful to see. Then the smaller, no less wonderful observations- the snapper swimming justContinue reading ““listen: there’s a hell of a good universe next door; let’s go” – e. e. cummings”