Solstice Daisies

Mara B and I enjoyed seeing darling Daisies along the path on today’s Summer Solstice Ride. We didn’t have a field of Daisies but rather small sweet sightings of their cheery faces every so often. The name daisy, I’ve learned is Old English for “day’s eye’ which signifies both the start of day and the…

Solstice

Mara B is home for the Winter Solstice. We are “away” for the Solstice embracing its promise of coming light. The ritual of the Christmas holiday “away” helps our family make space for the grief of missing Benjamin. The early years after Benjamin’s death when I felt like I could not keep my head above…