Monthly Archives: August 2012

Place, Soul, and Wendell Berry: Being in Conscious Relationship

I find myself musing repeatedly on a sense of place these days. Perhaps ‘musing’ isn’t the optimal word; maybe it’s something more like ’steeping’ which implies a full-bodied, brewed, somatic sense of what I’m feeling. Or ’soaking,’ which also feels closer to the mark; a saturation of the bodysoul while absorbing the uniqueness of the

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Honeybees and Inspiration: What Do We Bring to the World?

It’s a cloudy afternoon and I’m seated at the large, rectangular dining table with my notebook, gazing distractedly out onto the lush green tapestry of foliage that surrounds our ‘tree house’ here on the mountain. The doors are open to the lanai, my two Whippets are passed out on the floor for their eleventh nap

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