August brings into sharp focus
And a furious boil
Everything I’ve been listening to
In the late spring and summer.
Woke in the witching hour, with two owls calling me outside where I stood barefoot on pavement still warm from yesterdays sun.
Been getting up early. To see Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter in that time between darkness and light, .
just before the new day. And this morning to share some quality time with owls.
It’s soul searing hot soon after the sun breaks the horizon.
And startling to behold reminding me not to dawdle much longer or face a long hot walk home.
An environment that challenges and soothes simultaneously , each day abit dryer ; desire for Monsoon grows.
Folks use the sage plant for everything from genuine sacred ceremonies, tea, savory smell goods, flavorings, cleaning a new house of previous occupants energies, and to sell take home tourists Genuine Sedona Vibe for $12.95.
Curious as a Crow Morning Flyer circles.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes. Henry David Thoreau
It’s the openness that refreshes and fills me on these morning jaunts. And the sense of optimism that lives in these high desert environs,
Hwa:lkyañaña True first name by Havasupai-Walapai-Yavapai people
Then: “Mingus Mountain was named for Joseph and Jacob Mingus, two brothers who settled in the area in the 1880s and later operated a sawmill near the base of the mountain”Others say the 7,1818 ft range is named to William Mingus (d. 1911, Prescott, Arizona), a pioneer prospector who lived and worked on Mingus Mountain in the 1870s
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