Monthly Archives: June 2016

6/27/16–Musings of Birds

Yesterday was the first day that I heard the cicadas singing. It is officially midsummer now! This is the first year that my hedgerows around my property are really matured. They have been home to many birds this year. My … Continue reading

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6/23/16–The Dead

“Speak often of the dead for they live through our stories.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 6/23/16  

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6/22/16–The Sacrifice

I am a goddess.  How do I know? The cats left their monthly mouse sacrificial offering to me. Frankly, I’d rather have cookies and wine libations, but these orthodox cats won’t evolve! I am not a bloodthirsty goddess, but the … Continue reading

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6/20/16–Lesson of the Fruit Fly

The Lesson of the Fruit Fly By Monica R. Ashbaugh, 6/20/16 A few days ago, I was lying across the bed, writing and reflecting on (maybe even pontificating about) non-violence and kindness.  A tickle rolled across my neck, then my … Continue reading

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6/17/16–The Hedge Labyrinth

I walked my first hedge labyrinth yesterday. It was an immersing experience. “The lesson of the hedge labyrinth is commitment. Once you start, you have to have follow through, as there is no easy way out. The path is the … Continue reading

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