June 29, 2019
I take refuge from the road in the Oregon Garden, in the small town of Silverton. Within its gorgeous eighty acres, gardeners cultivate more than flowers, plants and trees. They also cultivate medicine—whether or not they know it. Many come for the garden’s healing gifts; especially the elderly, it seems.
The holistic nature of healing is as ancient as illness itself. It’s been intimately familiar to me… READ MORE
June 01, 2019
Alongside the banks of Oregon’s wild and scenic Metolius River, I watch trout in the shallows, but think of salmon in the rapids. One life connects to another, to another, to mine, to yours. We’re all alive in greater currents that start flowing somewhere we might sense but never see.
These river currents I’m currently beside have flowed steadily for far longer than I’ve been alive. The steadiness of the… READ MORE