Category Archives: Reflection

History of Gardens

I was walking the garden again this morning – noticing where the critters are still eating my hostas (they really only like the small all green hostas – an interesting story I am sure – why only the green ones?) … Continue reading

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Sorting my history

Our history collects around us and gathers dust as we walk by it each day on our way to the future. We can’t quite let go of it but we are not using it, looking at it or reflecting on … Continue reading

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Weeding the Garden: Returning to writing

The garden is in – well the veggies are. There are a few flowering plants that still need to find a home and there is plenty of weeding to do. As a gardener we know there is always plenty of … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you reading? books in a series

A while ago some one asked me it I liked books that were in a series and my response was not really. I told them I like reading new and different books, exploring new writing and ways of thinking. After … Continue reading

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Beginners Mind

The phrase Beginners Mind for me comes out of the Buddhist teaching. It is that place where you allow yourself to be open to being a learner. It is the time when you ask questions and allow for the fact … Continue reading

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What season is it? oh yeah spring in Minnesota

My laundry basket is full to over flowing and I seem to be doing laundry every other day. What does that have to do with the seasons? Well in Minnesota we don’t just spring into Spring we flip back and … Continue reading

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Slice of Life – Meditation

On a regular work day my mind is often spinning. There are so many thoughts running around in circles. There are the thoughts about work – are the computers working, what kid has not complete the test, how are they … Continue reading

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