Category Archives: plants

Honoring All Souls Contributions

Tears and laughter made up the walk today to collect the sticks and tags that people wrote on last week.  The intentional ringing of the bell on the way in and out.  Feathers and shells decorated the space.  Curious placements … Continue reading

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Double Entendre Patterns

Prairiewoods Labyrinth was active.  A pilgrim walked, sweat lodge companions dragged in firewood and built a fire. The north breeze carried the smoke away to the south.  The west sun slanted through the mighty oaks.  I framed the HI of … Continue reading

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Plants and People and Forbs

This entry is mostly pictures of flowers.  From the upper window of the house the mowed path resembles the flaming chalice of the Unitarian Universalist tradition.  I rather like this unintentional creation.  From either side of the entry way – … Continue reading

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World Peace Meditation Evening

For the first time in many months – approaching a year – I was able to walk the Laughing Labyrinth for World Peace Meditation Night on a beautiful evening.  Other World Peace Nights have been of Thunderstorms, or Snowstorms, or…. … Continue reading

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Magnolia In the Mist

Cold and rain gave way to warmth and dense fog, wrapping the magnolia tree in softness, muting sounds and sights and colors. A welcome stillness after pummeling rains and suffocating snows in Central and North Iowa. Takes me back to … Continue reading

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Snow Spiders and Other Mid-Winter Marvels

Oh, well, so I didn’t do  the alignment so well.  Too bad, so sad.  If I wait to do this “perfectly” the post will never be made! Yesterday was a beautiful mid-winter day.  While the bunnies sunned, the chickens foraged, … Continue reading

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How Do You Spell Labyrinth?

B…R…A…C…I…N…G!  The past two days I have walked both the 1080 Laughing Labyrinth and the Prairie Labyrinth at the Indian Creek Nature Center. A world of difference!  Grey to sunny. North wind to southwest breeze.  Tentative footsteps to confident strides. … Continue reading

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