Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summer Practice

When I sit on my back deck drinking a cold glass of lemonade I find myself saying, “This is Summer”. When I go for a swim at my favourite swimming hole, I float on my back and look up at the blue sky I whisper to myself, “This is Summer”. When I sit on my […]

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This week I am canoeing and camping in the wilds of Algonquin Park in southern Ontario. As you read this I imagine I will be delighting in the loons and bowing to the moon. I will be touching the soft green moss on the warm rocks admiring the morning dew covered webs of the spiders, […]

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Your Desires

Yesterday I bought a big clay pot, a bag of soil and a bunch of petunias. When I came home I placed a few stones in the bottom of the pot, poured in some soil and planted the flowers. Then I gave them a big drink of water and placed them in the sun on […]

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Community Ceremony

This week it was my pleasure to lead another group of people in a ceremony in celebration of summer! We created a ‘walking poem’ as we moved in a circle casting rose petals and calling out words and phrases describing the taste, sound, touch, sight and smell of summer. Some of our words overlapped and […]

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