Category Archives: Friendship

To tell you the truth…

Honesty and Transparency are the themes for this month’s BeZine. I started to write about these things in relation to the current political administration in the United States and quickly realized that it was turning into a (badly-written, full of … Continue reading

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Conducive to Peace

I wanted to write something else for October’s theme of Peace over at Begin Again, and my inspiration came last week. I was reminded of how easy it can be to get sucked into things like fear and anger, even … Continue reading

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Because we’re ALL Homos…Homo sapiens, that is

I watched a well-done short film recently that gave me pause and made me stop and think about something I’d like to share with all of you. It’s about the nature of “love” and how we express our moral beliefs … Continue reading

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The longest word in the dictionary

It’s not “Floccinaucinihilipilification” (which is “the act or habit of estimating or describing something as worthless, or making something to be worthless by said means.” – Oxford English Dictionary). It’s also not “Supercalifraegilisticexpialidocious“, believe it or not (sorry, Mary Poppins). … Continue reading

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The Man Who Planted Trees

If you haven’t read or heard the tale, “The Man Who Planted Trees” by French author Jean Giono, it is a wonderful story about how one person can have a tremendous impact on the world! It’s also a story of … Continue reading

Posted in Ecology, Elements, Environment, Food For Thought, Friendship, Inspiration, Life, Nature, Stories, Trees, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Art, Cooking, Creativity, Flowers, Food, Friendship, Home-made Gifts, Nature, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

An amazing story for National Poetry Month!

I have been filled with all things poetry so far this month, and today I came across a story, quite unexpectedly, of a poet. People e-mail me interesting things, or share neat links with me on Facebook, and when they … Continue reading

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