As winter reaches its darkest point, our friends on Pine Street find their glimmers of light.
It is the end of the day of summer solstice. The light of the sun lingers, dawdles as long as it will all year, before setting gently in the northwest sky. Tomorrow, the path of the earth's rotation shifts toward winter. I imagine the sun watching us, we humans. I imagine it sees us all … Continue reading What the sun thinks of us
Photos that capture the essence of summer's arrival.
For those of us in the northern hemisphere, summer arrived this past weekend. Depending on where you were, it might have appeared in the form of storms, floods, lightning, wind, heat and humidity, or gentle sunshine and delicate breezes. Here it is, nonetheless, and we mark another turning point in another year in our sojourn … Continue reading Summer Arrives
In honor of the summer solstice, I changed the background to a photo of sunset over Elliott Bay, Seattle, from a recent visit there. Here's the whole photo. May this longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere bring peace to all who enjoy the lengthened light, and may we remember this when the … Continue reading Solstice