Collectives

a venue of vultures

I woke up early in an empty house this morning. I often wake up early in a quiet house filed with sleeping children, but waking up in . . . → Read More: Collectives

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

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

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

Bend in the Road

moon over the grand canyon

As the New Year began, I found myself reflecting on this project and taking stock of this journey. I have been asking . . . → Read More: Bend in the Road

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

Coyote

rain dance

It has been raining for days and will continue to rain for several more. The clouds are thick and low outside of my windows. The tree line below my house is obscured . . . → Read More: Coyote

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

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