Author Archives: Erin W

About Erin W

A sensitive plant, bamboo strong.

Bits and Bobs

Taking a moment to rest in being a deciduous tree in a coniferous forest. “Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to … Continue reading

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When I Grow Old

A photo shoot of a gift I made that to honor a person in my life who loves the poem read by the author below. (Designer: Helen Stewart, Snowmelt Shawl). And when I grow old, I shall continue to write … Continue reading

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Managing Cacophony

When so much public discourse right now fits the definition of cacophony (1. harsh discordance of sound; dissonance. 2. a discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds), how do we manage? Here I share a few practices I do daily that … Continue reading

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Flip It

  After we take a thousand or more baby steps, suddenly breakthroughs in awareness can happen. These epiphanies can seem sudden, but they are built on all those micromovements behind it. One of these awakenings happened to me this week … Continue reading

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Window to Light

Emotional pain can be a window to light. During my daily wander through the woods, I was pondering the best TED talk I’ve seen on topic of gratitude, a great reminder that leaning in, touching, embracing our pain, sadness, grief, … Continue reading

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Any Saturday morning I can spare from work, I walk 7 miles round trip to the farmer’s market. This time I returned with the always loved red cabbage in my backpack, a vegetable I had not tried before (kohlrabi) and … Continue reading

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Favorite Season

I get to walk on jigsaw puzzles in my favorite season. Always footward my eyes dart from piece to piece, dream carpets and puzzles turning brown, pumpkin, cranberry, gold coin collections rusted, Chinese fans and willow tears silverfish, almond husks, … Continue reading

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