Posts Written By Lee Irwin

Name that bird

A friend of mine just called and told me this story. She walked out her front door and was stopped in her tracks by the wild screech of a hawk. She loves hawks. She looked up, down, and sideways to catch a glimpse of the bird. She was determined to find that hawk. No hawk could she find. She tilted her head slightly and spied, perched high on a telephone…

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Child’s play

Albert Einstein said, “The pursuit of truth and beauty is an activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” How long has it been since you put on your rubber boots, jumped into tide pools and chased shadows…or squished the wet sand between your toes?

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First thing in the morning…last thing at night

To say “thank you” as my first response. I’ve decided I want to practice this new behavior until it becomes a habit.  Especially if the situation didn’t go my way. Didn’t go the way I thought it should go. What difference would it make to my life if my first response were “thank you”? When my husband is “supposed” to pick me up and he’s late, so I have to…

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Water dance

  Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection.”  ~Rabindranath Tagore My husband and I spent the week after Christmas hiking in the nature preserve at Chandler Mountain in north Alabama.

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