Casting Deep Shade

posted in: Bindings, Treasures, Uncategorized | 4

I gave myself permission to devote myself for the weekend to one book. To be within it while the snow fell and then another front pushed in rain. To keep turning pages, stopping only to feed spruce logs to the … Continued

Ursula Le Guin and Eagles

posted in: The Journey, Treasures | 2

I begin to think the eagles in the tree outside my window are channeling Ursula Le Guin. When I read her essays in Words Are My Matter, the eagles trumpet from their perches in the high cottonwood trees. Trumpet is … Continued

One wild and precious life

posted in: Good Advice, The Journey, Treasures | 12

Yesterday, the news that Mary Oliver had died rippled outward on social media. My Facebook timeline was filled with Oliver’s poetry, with her beautiful, unadorned face. Like others, I noticed that many of the articles being hastily thrown together seemed … Continued