Mists and Memory – Eclipse Season

Mists and Memory – Eclipse Season

Dear Soul Beings, Low hanging fog drenches the sunflowers and rogue morning glories this morning. I watch it rise, slowly, as the cloudy mist grows translucent, revealing our sandy driveway and finally, it clears. The clouds remain heavy with only fractures of blue...
Musings on Nature, Summer and Parenting

Musings on Nature, Summer and Parenting

Dear Soul Beings, The scent of pine and dust fill my nostrils as I trample through the bushes and under the barbed wire, that separates our property from the arroyo and our neighbors. I brush off the sand from my knees and trudge on. Toffee, my German...
Impermanence

Impermanence

Dear Soul Beings, It is another startlingly beautiful New Mexico morning as I walk through the overgrown path behind my house, heading out to the arroyo. I feel the wind shuffling the grasses and the leaves on the aspens are glittering. The earth is wet from recent...
New York Travels

New York Travels

Dear Soul Beings, I am sitting in Starbucks at the corner of 63rd and Broadway. It’s 8 am and packed with people; people in workout clothes, suits, skirts and saris. In the corner, a homeless man is strewn across the bench. Another one sits by the front door. Outside,...
Memories of Avebury

Memories of Avebury

Dear Soul Beings, A photograph from a year ago last summer flashes up before me on Facebook. It’s from our UK trip. I am embracing the ancestral spirits lodged in one of the Megalith Standing Stones at Avebury. Avebury is many things, but it is especially known...
An Unexpected Connection on a Movie Set

An Unexpected Connection on a Movie Set

Dear Soul Beings, It began when we said goodbye to my daughter in Boston. She would be there for five weeks and my world was about to shift. I felt the air sucked out of my chest when she kissed my cheek. “See you soon,” she said. “Don’t worry. I love you.” We walk...