Approaching the Solstice

A foggy, quiet morning during an unusually dry June. We need rain and there is little in the forecast. The birds are noticeably quieter now, save for the house sparrows who talk among themselves ceaselessly. Saturday marks the summer solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere. Morning light now fills the deck on the north side … Continue reading Approaching the Solstice

What kind Of Future Do We Want?

A lovely June morning, filled with dazzling light. The irises and peoples are abloom! As I have watched events unfurl around the country I have been think about how the failures of several administrations have created the current emergencies. I think sometimes that the last truly caring president was Jimmy Carter. That seems like a … Continue reading What kind Of Future Do We Want?