Tide Pools

view from inside

A few days after my visit from the barn swallow another bird flew into my home through the door I leave open upstairs. This one was not so easy to catch . . . → Read More: Tide Pools

Puzzling

above and below

The light of the moon shining in my bedroom window has woken me up the past few nights before dawn. I love sleep but it is difficult to . . . → Read More: Puzzling

Ripples on the Pond

reaching out

For two weeks I have been leafing through journals and paintings from my past. It was not something that I planed to do. I woke up one morning with an impulse . . . → Read More: Ripples on the Pond

Solid ground

i have something on my mind

i have something on my mind

Recently, I watched the movie Nine. In it a man in his 50’s struggles to find creative inspiration . . . → Read More: Solid ground

Lost & Found

taking the gloves off

One weekend, when my daughter was out of town, a friend had the idea of inviting a few women over to my empty house for a pajama . . . → Read More: Lost & Found

The Pull of the Moon

a space between the lines

I have been working for the past few months at a very small women’s residential treatment facility that specializes in severe mood and thought disorders. The population there changes . . . → Read More: The Pull of the Moon

Tools of the Trade

swimming to the surface

There is no business that is more “male” then a tool and equipment rental yard. I have no idea what most of the stuff there is . . . → Read More: Tools of the Trade

Finding Balance

watching and waiting

At the Hammer Museum a few months ago, a “Redbook Dialogue” took place between Katie Sanford and Jack Kornfield. At one point in the conversation, Jack Kornfield made a reference in passing to “Katie’s blue book, . . . → Read More: Finding Balance