Monthly Archives: September 2013


Sometimes something extraordinary happens. And this last Saturday was just such a day. At the back of my grandparents’ mountain cottage, I found a sunflower. It was stunted in growth, that’s true, but that just made her sunny colours so much more admirable. … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It

Turquoise river carries with it that far-away, high-above smell of the mountains. A silvery fish and polished pebbles, willow trees swaying in the wind. I put down my little basket of elderberries and roll up my thin old pants. My feet numb from the … Continue reading

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Lessons of a Flower

This night – so long, I no longer remember the day. Is it round? Is it purple? The above photo, however, taken on our little roadtrip this Sunday, gives me great hope and courage, whenever I look at it. What … Continue reading

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