Category Archives: Flowers

~ Scraggly Dandelion in a Concrete Crack ~

This month’s theme at the BeZine is all about resistance. The community of artists and poets, seers and doers have come together to show our resistance to all of the madness and badness pervading our country lately. Not just with … Continue reading

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Being a more compassionate gardener

Like many people, I love to garden. I enjoy the feeling of soil beneath my fingers, the satisfaction of caring for plants and watching them grow and bloom. I also tend to believe that all life is sacred. From the … Continue reading

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Catching the Light…

The theme for March for the Be Zine is “renewal”. I think it’s a wonderful, appropriate subject, since Spring is practically at our doorstep (all the current snow and ice-storms notwithstanding) and our part of the world is waking up … Continue reading

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Putting the “Action” in “Activism”

It’s Wilderness Awareness Week at The Bardo and scillagrace is heading up lots of amazing posts about the planet to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act being signed into law in the U. S. Image borrowed from … Continue reading

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Pressed Flower Power and a Sunny Spinach Pie

It is SUCH a blessing to have a mother who is an artist! My mother recently hosted a workshop where we made flower presses and feasted on home-made goodies. I had never given much thought to the process of dried … Continue reading

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An Earth Day Entreaty

That’s a powerful image, isn’t it? I wish we could somehow find a way as a species to celebrate Earth Day every day. I don’t just mean those of us who already do that anyway, but ALL of us; every, … Continue reading

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~ A View of the Vernal ~

Spring beckons all the green things awake, With soft sunshine and breathy gusts, It blows life into bloom, Fills the whole world’s room, With new growth and buds, That burst and bust! Spring’s ranging, changing give and take, Fills forests … Continue reading

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