November 30, 2019

During some of the most changeable times in my life, the Red-Shouldered Hawk seems to come for a visit.  One of the most memorable times was after my dad passed away.  Only a day after his funeral, I was standing in my childhood room, looking out at the forest like I d...

May 3, 2016

Why you are so important?  Because you are a unique and interesting human with a vastly-reaching spirit inside. You can make connections of all kinds: with other humans, animals, objects, arts, feelings, and more. You can also create. You create with your mind, your ha...

August 8, 2015

Well, time to really practice what I preach.  

 

I take breaks from my phone throughout the day, leaving it in my purse or in a different room, just to remind myself that it's not actually a shiny appendage or extension of my brain.  The knowing that I can "google" anyth...

July 17, 2015

 

Look closely at the photo to the left...

 

This is a tree that has - and is! - growing around a boulder.  What a treat to see and also gain a new definition of "tree hugger."  (yuk yuk...)

 

I could sit here all day and pour over brain-tugging questions (which came f...

June 4, 2015

The following writing is shared from the Road Trip Adventure 2007, reflections, writing, and added memories from the journal kept while on a 6-month-long road tripping, backpacking exploratory vision quest.

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Late September, 2007 - Glacier National Park, Montan...