Poems say it

I have not been blogging much Trying to write some confused confusing thoughts Read some of my favourite poetry instead Find it is said quite well Mornings at Blackwater by Mary Oliver For years, every morning, I drank from Blackwater Pond. It was flavored with oak leaves and also, no doubt, the feet of ducks. … More Poems say it

Love … and life

inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Love a poem and a photo of one of my grand-daughters both remind me of life… and remind me that I can be in love any time I open myself to life (easy to say, but shamingly easy to forget how to do). Self-Portrait by Mary Oliver I wish … More Love … and life


The weekly photo challenge from last Friday was “Illumination” so synchronicity happens as I took this on the way through Boston at Boston Public Library the day before. Because ferry, train and plane times do not co-ordinate well, I had to leave the island on the first boat, then took the train into Boston, but … More Illumination

On a clear day

Today the water was deep turquoise with cold clear air and a high sky in which the moon could be seen for most of the day. As I rode along the newly mended Spring Street, I could see the distant rocks and white blobs but could not make out if it was indeed the seals, … More On a clear day