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
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
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