Kindred Spirits

“Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.”– Rainer Maria Rilke A – Z Challenge – Day 11 BIRD BY BIRD. What exactly is a kindred spirit? Birds of a feather?  The yin to our yang? In a word, yes. Have you ever met someone — someone whom you … More Kindred Spirits


“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. … More Sweetness

Simple Pleasures

“You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.” ~ Vernon Howard This morning, the citrus trees out back are swaddled in sheets, mattress covers, tarps, and comforters. It is 27 degrees in Arizona.  It is never 27 degrees in Arizona. The sun is shining but my doglet won’t get … More Simple Pleasures