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Mar 31, 2020

The Art of…RAD When life challenges us, we can find ourselves inadvertently reaching back in time to what we remember as an easier place. Memories from our past appear, lurking, presumably to help us sort a present circumstance. I think of this process as a random form of therapeutic reflection. The most difficult version can […]

Chapter #? (writing note – musings of the day…stories…thoughts…reality meets fiction…) She reached to simultaneously grab her phone and the “Frenchie” cup abruptly thrust at her sleepy face. Sitting up awkwardly, Catrina gulped the hot coffee in waves, slurping up the foam, and licking it off her sunburned lip. She snorted loudly and chuckled with […]

Open to Grace   Making choices to thrive and grow in times of hardship Like all humans, I find it easier to feel like myself when I am in a familiar place, interacting with people I am comfortable with, doing things I love. In times like these, when our normal lives aren’t functioning normally and […]

The World as We Know it… In line with all the things I love to write about on this blog, there is still HOPE. Even today in the middle of a global crisis. And this HOPE calls me to write and create and share about is what is going on in the world at this […]

What is creative living? Not what is trendy. Not what is popular. But how do we cultivate an artistic life worth living? I am striving everyday to answer that question in my own life. And I hope you are too. I have become passionate about this idea and it is the driving force behind the […]

Inspire your yoga practice through journaling What tools do you need to participate in a guided yoga journaling practice? This opportunity to grow our A yoga practice – home practice, studio practice, online classes, teacher or student.New to yoga? Perfect. I can help guide your focus. Old hat? Perfect. I have practiced yoga for almost […]

Milestones… When I think of her accomplishments in my mind, I don’t imagine them as mile markers on a highway. Instead I imagine weathered, old stone markers along a back road somewhere. We ride together in the back of an old pickup with her dog Blue, taking in the sights and sounds of the country. […]

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Fate brings us back to ourselves. It is maddening to wait for news. News of a medical test; news of a job offer; news of someone’s safe arrival in bad weather. Humans want a win every damn time. Game on! But success and failure are often out of our control. Even happy news like gender […]

Sometimes a body of work is not planned but grows out of nowhere. A tiny seed. Much like an embryo. Here is one of those bodies… [wpvideo G2SMhYAE ] “How do we deconstruct the biology of our sexuality and transform?” Live life. Celebrate life. “Is that which transpires in between worth the fight?” Yes. Yes […]

  Voyage of Discovery Marcel Proust – “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes.”   Examining anything from a new perspective requires an openness to what could be, not just what already is. When we are struggling, life can feel limiting and narrow, overwhelming and complicated […]