knee deep in weeds

notes on living a life

currently || week 9

“What is it that brings me here to stand like a rock in this river of sound?” 
― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

r e a d i n g || The Signature of all Things by Elizabeth Gilbert (finally) 
l i s t e n i n g || to lots of podcast
w a t c h i n g || Downton Abbey

w e a r i n g || jeans and t-shirts and gore tex  
n e e d i n g  || an oil change (6,000 miles on that new car!) 
h a s h t a g g i n g || #ohbasil 

p l a n n i n g || what i want to do when i grow up
p r a c t i c i n g || meditation and mindfulness
c o n s i d e r i n g || myself

e a t i n g || the first asparagus
c o o k i n g  || twice a week
d r i n k i n g || dry soda (blood orange is my favorite so far) 

e n j o y i n g || signs of spring and my early morning swims
f e e l i n g || more focused and gentle
t h a n k f u l || for friends who encourage me and listen

“Sometimes people get the mistaken notion that spirituality is a separate department of life, the penthouse of existence. But rightly understood, it is a vital awareness that pervades all realms of our being... Wherever we may come alive, that is the area in which we are spiritual.” 
― David Steindl-Rast

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