A mosaic, as the title suggests... This book is a varied assortment of small, colorful and highly polished fragments of thought - random "stones" carefully arranges to compose a meaningful picture. It is a mosaic of poetry, prose and informal drawings glued into place by a common theme appearing throughout -- a meditation on the nature of symbols and of how our minds, our hearts and our very lives are permeated with symbol in every area and at every level.
The author lived in Los Alamos, New Mexico for most of her adult life. She is currently a senior citizen, widowed and raising her young granddaughter a few miles outside of Albuquerque.