Sunshine

Typhoon Merbok brought with it days and days of rain.  Each morning I woke up to grey skies and moisture (other than the normal humidity that is common here).  However, today the sun emerged. I am in the process of trying to grow a couple of herb plants from seed.  The “cosmos” seemed to be…

Community

“Chippie the parakeet never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a vacuum cleaner. She removed the attachment from the end of the hose and stuck it…

Moving Forward

Hints of spring are still in the air, but the heat of summer has gradually made its way in.  I’m not such a fan of summer, especially living here in the tropics.  But that’s life, and nature doesn’t seem to mind what I like and what I don’t.  Seasons roll along without my input and…

Seasons

So many years ago, it almost feels at times as if it never happened, I was consumed with a heavy sort of sadness.  I staggered through life with leaden feet, almost as if I was walking through a quagmire.  It was a season of despair for me. I’m not exactly sure to this day what…