The Unpolluted Mind

A few weeks ago my husband sent me an article about how many Instagram users are taking the same photos. The standard photo taken through the doorway of a tent. Your hand holding leaves or flowers in the foreground and a beautiful environmental scene in the background. The picture of someone on a suspension bridge…

Searching for silence

6 am is the best time to be up in our neighbourhood, especially on a Sunday morning. Sometimes the rooster across the street crows, but otherwise all you hear is the calling of a myriad of birds and the busy buzzing of the bees on the California lilac just below the living room window. There’s…