the ties..

        that bind   over on Viewfinders this week, I spoke of cleaning out, purging, cutting through all the needless material stuff I have saved throughout my life. However, there are some things to be held on to and passed down from one generation to the next   They are the words, pictures, fibers and threads of our story      …

poetic space

                      “I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” ~ G. Bachelard, The Poetics of Space                      

this place, this hour

          “Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.”   ~ Walt Whitman            

the key

            “Home, imagined, comes to be. It is real, realer than any other place, but you can’t get to it unless your people show you how to imagine it  – whoever your people are. They may not be your relatives. They may never have spoken your language. They may have been dead for a thousand years. They may be…

threshold

          “Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” ~ Rebecca Solnit