things of thankful:

lightning bugs laser shows in the backyard; firefly evening dance begins


rediscovering Ferron, Testimony (1981)

(also in honour of LGBTQ+ Pride Month)

recent “conversations” with  turtles at a local environmental center confirming my continuing allure:

I first became aware of turtles’ affinity for me when I visited the Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, BC. A large ocean-going turtle “latched on” to my movements, and paid no attention to anyone else during the time I spent next to his tank. The pattern has been repeated since. world turtle day

(they respond to my voice; make eye contact; and follow me around from within their enclosed environments)

images: Wikipedia

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body, mind, spirit of tai chi


concept/practice of the beginner’s mind

exploration; discovery; digressions; distractions created through writing “a month of sunday posts:”

June 23: Hudson to Harrington

June 16: the week to come

June 9: pretty as a picture

June 2, 2019

May 26, 2019

May 19, 2019

May 12, 2019

May 5, 2019

What are your things of thankful? Gratitudes (small stones; skipping stones)? Happiness quotient?

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