Gathering

 

the seaweed harvest

the seaweed harvest

It has been one year since I posted the first entry on this blog. I feel like I am in such a different . . . → Read More: Gathering

Fortunately/Unfortunately

 

fragments

My son was here for a short visit a few weeks ago on route to a celebration to honor his Grandma in San Diego. In the morning, as he got ready . . . → Read More: Fortunately/Unfortunately

Magic & Mystery

ducks

I have been reading Celtic Fairy Tales before I go to sleep at night like bedtime stories. I kept bumping into Celtic references in unexpected places and I decided to follow that thread. My father’s ancestors were believed to be from all over the British . . . → Read More: Magic & Mystery

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

Following the Animals

flight

It is spring. My red bud and plum trees are in bloom and the flower petals from the almond and apricot have fallen leaving behind the promise of fruit. The frogs, which have . . . → Read More: Following the Animals

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

Reflection

I was married when I was 23. It did not seem so young at the time. I had finished college and was working towards a PhD in The History of Religion. I . . . → Read More: Reflection

Letting Go

On New Year’s Eve I took a hike at sunset to say goodbye to the old year. At first I said, ” good riddance” as I said farewell. It has been a . . . → Read More: Letting Go

Waves

reflection

Many of the clients that I work with have lost touch with their will to live. For some the emotional pain is so great that they need to renew their commitment to . . . → Read More: Waves

Thanksgiving

thanksgiving - sonoma - 2008

thanksgiving – sonoma – 2008

Like everything else in my life this year, I have to approach Thanksgiving in a new way. My . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving