Tag: gratitude


Tenacity and Gratitude


The meditation loft over the study at Edgecliff House on Whidbey Island Way up above my study is a meditation loft. There are pillows and an electric tea kettle.  A hexagonal window looks out to the ocean off the cliff on which I live and so my pillow faces out...

gratitude


This tomato kept my gaze for a long time recently before slicing it for a lunch.  Its beauty.  It color.  Its nourishment.  The tomato seems such a simple thing set here in a bunch of basil and soon to be covered in olive oil, sea salt, balsamic vinegar and then...

crickets


This pair of cricket holders from about 1800 intrigues me.  The cultural inclination of the Chinese people to hold crickets captive dates form the Tang dynasty of the 5th century and these holders made of gourds, ivory and turtle shell would fit gently in a person’s hand. The singing crickets...