Able to be Sustainable

We all can enjoy the grandeur and bounty of nature. Humans are animals and as such we feel the need to be part of nature. Some animals, like the horse have been our partners for millennia. These magnificent animals assisted in the creation of human civilization, and continue to assist us today. They also provide …

In the Grander Scheme of Things

Perhaps we matter little in the grander scheme of things, but we do matter nonetheless. Each grain of our life slips downslope from the past into the future. This seems counter-intuitive though because we imagine the future as UP (forward, ahead) and the past as DOWN (backward, behind). Over time we alter our environment because …

Seek Serenity

The modern world is filled to the brim with distractions. During our daily life we encounter a myriad of choices. The social media enabled lifestyle pulses with ambivalent anxiety. There must be something missing in my life people tell themselves. Fear Of Missing Out the syndrome is called. So many people frantically seek to entertain …

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Many oddities wash up on the beach. From the vastness of the ocean a variety of flotsam and jetsam gets deposited on the sand and then they wash away or get incorporated into the beach itself. Negative events or emotions are like this. When stray shadows fall upon our hearts, we have to learn to …

The Wonder of it All

The glory of our world is beyond words. One just has to open their heart to the infinite possibilities. The beach views this morning were magical. The sea foam was undulating in the strong winds. Marveling at it, I remembered reading that sea foam is the skeletal remains of microscopic ocean flora and fauna. Periodically …

You Have to Find

Picasso once said you cannot look; you have to find The other day I found these creatures on the beach. I am not sure what they are. The pattern made by the tides tossing them around reminded me of fractals. Organic patterns nest one within the other flowing from the microscopic to the cosmic. The …

Life Form

When I step into nature I feel a kinship with the wildlife. Some deep rooted connection remains from our primordial ancestors. Or perhaps it is just a projection of anthropomorphism. This crab was stranded on the beach, exhausted from the struggle and several gulls were circling nearby. Looking closely into his eyes I thought I …