Author Archives: P C Niles

About P C Niles

Living along the rural and majestic coast of southern Oregon, P C Niles has found her forever home. She shares this home with her husband, Stephen, numerous cats and a dog, and an assortment of visiting wildlife. Pursuits include writing, meditating, reading, yoga, gardening, cooking, photography, and beach walking. Graced by serendipity daily.

PurrGirl

Two years ago today she passed away… too young terrible how long it takes tears to dry. I know I know… she was ‘just’ a cat. No. She wasn’t. She was PurrGirl. No better cat ever lived.   Advertisements

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May Morning

Through the fog I see sunshine streaming through the trees. Dawn’s filtered triumph.  

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Mother’s Day

Bobbi June so many selves contained within your singular lovely body: daughter, sister, student, equestrian, pianist, skier, artist, model, poet, calligrapher, baker, knitter, storyteller and historian, listener extraordinaire, friend to many, wife to one. To me you were simply Mother, … Continue reading

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First Goldfinch arrives (April 15, 2013)

Auriferous prince of the feathered domain alights on the bird feeder, settles on its perch and dines. Delighting with the suddenness of this arrival, I stop and watch the season’s first male goldfinch. On this chilly, damp, gray day, when … Continue reading

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Spring’s Vagaries

After many days where blue warmth and sun glazed skies intoned a radiance to the hours a grayness now settles over this freshly bloomed earth. The air, windless but quite cold, speaks of a former season we thought long departed. … Continue reading

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