Tag Archives: Mary Oliver

June bug

I don’t recall ever loving Summer this much. Why this year? Is it because both kids are happier outside, and outside is easier in the sun? And I like light, and space. Really, my fondness for parts of the USA … Continue reading

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a walk in the woods

Nothing makes me feel happier than a walk in the woods. More than the seaside, or parks, treading through trees and rhododendron bushes, stopping by ponds, breathing the clear air is just about as good as it gets. We found … Continue reading

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In Blackwater Woods

Yesterday I bought myself some art. I can’t remember when I’ve ever done that before. I have been gifted art – beautiful things my friends have made me, Ava and Ezra. I’ve bought art books, and prints. But yesterday my … Continue reading

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sunflowers

The Sunflowers by Mary Oliver Come with me into the field of sunflowers. Their faces are burnished disks, their dry spines creak like ship masts, their green leaves, so heavy and many, fill all day with the sticky sugars of … Continue reading

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this week, so far

we are spending more time outdoors than in we have been settling into a new rhythm and routine that I am tweaking as we go along I have hung a lot of washing out that has not, subsequently, been rained … Continue reading

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the summer day

there is always a day – a moment within a day – where we know that summer has begun. i did not expect it to happen in March. but there we were, with friends, in the sun, drawing on the … Continue reading

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Next Time

Next Time Next time what I’d do is look at the earth before saying anything. I’d stop just before going into a house and be an emperor for a minute and listen better to the wind or to the air … Continue reading

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