Turtle and stars

My ancestors and possibly yours considered north America to be turtle island. The story around it contains many animals, a turtle and an otter. There are many different turtles depicted among indigenous people. Ours is generally round with clan symbols on the shell and proportional legs and head. The one depicted here is a Sioux¬†Turtle… Continue reading Turtle and stars


The storm has missed but there are still many clouds over us. The chance of rain has me doing more sitting and thinking than attempting any outside activity. I like sitting and thinking anyway. Besides, the humidity is up out of our usual single digits and it is just plain uncomfortable. I was out in… Continue reading Circles