Category Archives: Healing Ourselves and the Planet

Summer Pleasures: The Porch

Around early to mid-June, many household activities move to our covered front porch.  How I Iove to sit here to welcome the new day, enlivened by a cup of coffee!  My morning meditation often consists of simply sitting and observing, … Continue reading

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Where I am from

Where I am from I am from the dark soil of vineyards first seeded by Roman conquerors and still yielding a famous Riesling on the high slopes of the Rhine River. I am from the dimmed hopes of parents who … Continue reading

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How to be hungry

Originally posted on Jambo Robyn:
This is a bit of an odd post for me, and quite long, so I won’t be offended if poetry readers skip it. Mostly it is published so I/it can be there for myself if…

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Liminal Space

One of my favorite things to do in the liminal space between winter solstice and the first few weeks of a brand new year is reflecting on the year that has passed and visioning the year that is to come. … Continue reading

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The Preciousness of Friendship

I saw my best friend from childhood, S., last year. It did not matter that we are now middle-aged and that we have missed decades of each other’s lives. We talked for hours about the years that shaped us and … Continue reading

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