Of the six senses, together with hiraeth, the sense of home, the discernment of smell is most primal, most instinctually animalic. Smelling is free, untamed, raw. Though one may see and hear before smelling, the […]
If that which seems remote lies at the very heart of that which seems near, is it in fact remote? How is it that the centre is considered to be outlying, peripheral to the core? […]
Everything has flavour and fragrance, does it not? What is the flavour of your eyes? What is the fragrance of your opinion?
Though claimed throughout millennia of Western culture that truth is by definition objective, it is that culture that both defines that truth, and determines the extent of its relevance. The belief in the absolute objectivity […]
Every word has repercussion. Every silence has reverberation. Despite and still, you must break free from the consequences dictated by the definitions and the expectations of others. Disembroil yourself from the raveled, choking maze of […]
One feels enfolded here in nature’s embrace, enraptured by the fondest alliance of kindred Pacific Northwest woods and water. To arrive here, once, or every day, is to nestle into a sanctuary, balance ever prevailing, […]
The views from nearly every window, though spectacular, do not diminish nor distract in the least from the sublimely essential harmony, palpably felt in the tranquility it inspires, within every room and corner of this […]