coming out of comfortably numb

I feel like a child again. Learning how to breathe…

fun

My friends Sunny & Po’s daughters were visiting me this weekend with their friend Dave. Sure I took them around to see the usual High Point sights like The World’s Biggest Bureau. And of course all of our friends know that our rooster sculpture in our front yard has become a landmark in its own […]

the good fun of what’s unexplainable

Today I saw my first butterfly of the year. A small white winged beauty fluttered by me at a particularly poignant moment. A short while later I spied two cardinals–a bright red male and a dull brownish green female–kissing each other. They were sitting on a banister under my bird-feeder and they held their kiss […]

leaving the cocoon behind

Next time I am lucky enough to have an encounter with a butterfly I will speak to her of flowers and sunshine and remind her of the happiness she brings to my day and I will try not to mention the caterpillar days when she was trapped without wings. She will eventually remember that she can fly.  

seeing is believing

This morning while I was watering my Anniversary Garden, this gorgeous golden butterfly delighted me by landing on my wrist….