On a snowy day a bald eagle alights on the top of a wooden post holding part of a fish. Its wings are fully extended.
Author’s image of Vicki Morell’s photo as displayed at Van Dusen Gardens exhibit 2018

Great Spirit; wingspan of the Earth;

Balancing wind from every direction,

Gifting down into the palm of our becoming,

Returning that of our souls we knew not were missing,

Find our gratitude in the silence of water awakening stones.

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Sage coloured stone hand axe facetted in symmetry.
Lava hand axe (24 X 10 X 5 cm) by the kindness of the British…

A 1.2 million-year-old lava hand axe was found in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. From the symmetry and challenging choice of stone, we may infer our ancestors were at the dawn of material culture. So began the attachment to aesthetically and technically complex objects, valued beyond their usefulness. Survival, status, ritual, and…

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Isak Dinesen

Isak Dinesen

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive. What the world needs is people who have come alive. " - Howard Thurman (AfricanAmerican)