Vacation Instructions

1.  Ground Paddle to the shore Leave the swift current behind Feel your feet on solid earth Remember firmness, foundation, stillness, self 2.  Be Present Notice that the scenery that has been a rushing blur Now comes in to sharp focus Steady, solid Green on green on green 3.  Integrate Find a quiet spot. Sit. […]

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Time-traveling care packages

Lately life (or, rather, my brain) has been doing that thing that it does, where it feels like joys are more fleeting than they used to be, and dark moments are deeper than I remember them having been in the past. I don’t think this feeling is rooted in reality, except that of course a […]

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Celebrating the Season

There are very few things in the world that I love more than sweater season. The moment I first get to crack open my fall/winter clothing storage box and pull out my favorite cardigan is practically its own holiday. Okay … I exaggerate a little bit. But, I love autumn. It’s my favorite season. And […]

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Goodbyes

Stepping across the threshold from summer to fall, I am experiencing many sad goodbyes at our local Tower Grove Farmer’s Market. Here at the end of the growing season I know that I won’t be seeing many of these farmers until next spring. The time has come to say goodbye to the juiciest local peaches […]

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