Category Archives: Nature


Walking in this magical place after torrential rain in motionless air, I overheard a group of women ask, “Why don’t we come out here more often?” Answer, “It’s the getting out the door that’s the hardest thing.” Why don’t we … Continue reading

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Today’s word prompt is static, which is fitting as the challenge to my guiding word of 2018: Tuning. My intention is to practice being more conscious of what I tune in and out, and what frequency I resonate with in … Continue reading

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2017 Favorite

Entering this as my Most Meaningful Photo of 2017 in WordPress. And Solstice Blessings to all. “On Light” (for Barry Martin)   The voyager that Travels the furthest: Light, ambassador Of all that we find Most remote from us (Slowly … Continue reading

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Legend of 2017

This was a year that began with a queasy feeling of dread. Day of Mo(u)rning, 01-20-2017 Night terrors shudder you awake before sun. Make your way to the deep half-moonlit woods. Wait for the curtain to be lifted, the switch … Continue reading

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I have been immersed in tracing family roots the past few months and have felt the power of appreciating our inheritance, both collective and personal. By inheritance, I mean not money, but all the struggles and survival and joys our … Continue reading

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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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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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