Category Archives: N.America

NYC, December 2016

The baseball diamonds and golf courses freckling the landscape told us we were flying over the U.S.. As the plane descended, the Hudson River, Central Park and Lady Liberty announced our arrival in NYC. Although the wind was biting, cyclamen, pansies, … Continue reading

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WINTER SOLSTICE, 2015

HEARTROOT                                                                   Approaching the Winter  Solstice , 2015 Here … Continue reading

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The Blood Moon and the Niqab

We three women sat in rocking chairs on the balcony and watched the shadow come over the moon slowly…so slowly…. As the shadow of the Earth ate away at the luminescence of the Moon and turned her red, all of … Continue reading

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EASTER WATER, 2015

I am not sure that I have the words to describe the deeply-layered perfection of this Easter morning’s experience… but I will do my best…. At 3 in the morning, under the crisp, full, Easter moon, we crunched our way … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice, Heartroot, 2014

It was at about 3 in the morning, after changing positions several times , pulling a couple more blankets around my shoulders against the settling chill and streeeeetching my spine in every direction possible while sitting in place, that I … Continue reading

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Canadian, huh?

I don’t think I’ve thought of myself as a coward before. As a matter of fact, I think I scared the bejeezus out of my family more than once due to the…naive abandon?…with which I have comported myself throughout this … Continue reading

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Through Megantic: The Road Home

I had meant to be at Heartroot for sunrise the other morning, but it took me 45 minutes to get off the island of Montreal. First the bridge was blocked, then one after another alternate route…. I was relieved when … Continue reading

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