August 02, 2020
I am lingering in the memory of what it feels like to be held.
This time of physical distancing has felt cruel to me; I miss the feeling of someone leaning into me, and I into them, our synchronizing breath connecting us in a symbiotic heartbeat.
I read recently of neighbours who were tying beautiful red ribbons around large tree trunks to remind those of us sitting in longing that the trees are there,… READ MORE
July 11, 2020
Local blue jays have discovered a forest nesting site they love: under our deck, on top of the floodlights by our basement door. It isn’t what we thought the lights were for, but I celebrate creative survival. Imagination is a great inventor. Repurposing is a beautiful art form.
I watch for the jays’ annual arrival. It’s hardly stealthy, given their raucous voices. While constructing their nest, though,… READ MORE
June 27, 2020
I wrote the following blog 2 years ago. The topic of being LOST seems relevant today. Everything from the discourse around me to my daily routine has changed. I am hopeful for the future that we will co-create through the deep respect and honouring of one another and our planet, and yet, the road there seems uncertain, and at times, I feel lost. I reread the wisdom that the cobble streets of Italy gave me years ago,… READ MORE