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

Hearing Voices

chains #2

I have not had time to write much lately. My work has been in two art shows in the past six weeks. Writing and creating art come out of two . . . → Read More: Hearing Voices

May Day

 

wildflowers along the road #2

I prepare for the workshop I teach each week by gathering and arranging flowers. It surprises me each time I do . . . → Read More: May Day

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

Solace and Solitude

where the sand meets the sea

where the sand meets the sea

There is only one way and that is your way; there is only one salvation and that is your salvation. Why are you looking around for . . . → Read More: Solace and Solitude

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

Waiting

chains # 1

One night I had a dream in which I was waiting for a bus so that I could chaperone a high school field trip. When . . . → Read More: Waiting

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

Traveling Alone

Sunset – Tel Aviv

This year would have been my 31st wedding anniversary. It is instead the first year of my new life as a single woman. Finding . . . → Read More: Traveling Alone