Category Archives: Snow

Everything Needs A Rest

Every thing and every person, including our belovèds, needs a rest.  Tapia, eyeball deep in snow with more falling, waits patiently between the Entry Bell and First Bench.  He knows that the frozen time, the dark time are necessary for … Continue reading

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Sublime Visit to Prairiewoods

The only 30 minutes of sun all day found me at Prairiewoods Spirituality Center picking up the canvas labyrinth for Sunday’s New Bo Books, CSPS and Winding Pathways collaborative program. Then, I drove back to the Hermitages and walked to … Continue reading

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Etchings In the Snow

What an enchanting, albeit cold, day in the Laughing Labyrinth!  I am always sad looking out and seeing no fresh footprints there, so out I went, and am I glad I did!  The etchings on the snow caused by wind … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Walk on the Prairie Labyrinth

“O’er all the weary world” awoke me on this grey morning and the lead for the walk materialized. I was happy and excited about the day and knew we would have a fair number of participants in spite of the … Continue reading

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Study in Shades of Grey, White, and Tan

A balmy day by all standards this autumn.  Is it still autumn?  Seems to fall slowly.  In a week we will officially be “winter.”  I invite all comers to join me at Indian Creek Nature Center on December 21st at … Continue reading

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Winter Textures

The Laughing Labyrinth is very happy to show off the assortment of winter weed textures and shapes in the ever deepening snow.  Me? Not so much, but the day has been spectacular with light and shadow as the sun moved … Continue reading

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Snowy Reminder

Pushing snow along the path.  Invigorating!  So fun to be back in the Laughing Labyrinth – to reflect, enjoy, anticipate. The wide shovel slid easily under the thin layer of fluffy snow. So, I got to look at the wild … 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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Resting Under The Snow

Spring approaches with lengthening days, dripping icicles, and the call of Cardinals.  Nestled in Edwinna’s backyard is evidence of a charming three-circuit labyrinth.  An impressive evergreen anchors one corner of the yard and labyrinth.  Bricks just poking up in some … Continue reading

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Late Winter Shadows, TraceableTracks, and Eagles Overhead

  Well this is weird!  So, I put the pictures in all at once.  Oh, well.  Today was simply delightful with a warm sun to offset the 2 degrees in the early a.m. As I walk both the Prairie Labyrinth … Continue reading

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