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

A Gust of Wind

Trinity Series #3

Leaving my house one afternoon I realized I had forgotten something once I was already in my car. My driveway forms a wide Y that runs along one side and . . . → Read More: A Gust of Wind

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

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

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

Wisdom and Folly

the savanna

The morning after I wrote about Coyote I found what was left of one of my clogs. It was half buried in leaves in the oak grove, discarded like an old dog bone. . . . → Read More: Wisdom and Folly

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

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