July 10, 2021
Sight is a miracle among miracles. Of all the miraculous aspects of being alive, little amazes me more than the ability to see. Somehow our eyes have come to exist, inseparable from body and mind in translating light into sharpness, coherency, and meaning.
As humans we rely on sight for the majority of our perceptions of beauty, whether in the astonishing brilliance of raw nature, in a loving gaze, or in… READ MORE
June 26, 2021
What I find most intriguing about these unprecedented times is that it is not only the world that is in a state of "not known or done before" it is also ME. I am unprecedented. How intriguing. This reminded me of a time when I made a conscious choice to step into a version of myself "not known or done before"...
I had left for Paris heartbroken and a little lost, so I spent much of the train ride looking out the… READ MORE
June 12, 2021
A silhouette of a man is often in my memory, as I walk the ocean shore. It’s been a couple of years since I saw him, and we never directly interacted. Yet I can’t forget him. He was at the edge of the waves with a metal detector, seeking treasure. He reminded me of a fisherman, of the type who really don’t care if they ever catch a fish, as long as they connect with the water, the wild outdoors, the contemplative slowness… READ MORE