by Tania Carriere

January 31, 2021

I have a love of trees (especially Redwoods); there is something so grounded, solid, inviting about a tree trunk. The soft bark invites a caress and a full lean-in as I let it bear my weight. 

Today I'm walking through the desert and am surrounded by cacti. Tall, ancient, wizened elders, they stand in ways that seem almost indifferent… READ MORE

 
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by Tania Carriere

November 01, 2020

I feel I’ve done something wrong.

My normal response to most questions - celebrating the holidays?... ...shall we go for a walk tomorrow? ...is the business hanging in there?... is a quick scan and a definitive answer. 

These days, however, I am heard uttering uncertainty. 

I don’t know” is a definite blip in the system. 

The reverberations fill me with… READ MORE

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by Tania Carriere

October 03, 2020

Bedtime was the same every night on Molokai. Unhurried on this island in the middle of nowhere, I lay under the stars fighting to keep my eyes open to drink in one more ounce of their presence. In the profound silence, the disconnection from civilization, I was mesmerized by the vastness of the sky, charmed by the glitter of light; each twinkle a nod from a patient, ever-listening lover.

Such a calm comes over me… READ MORE

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