Monthly Archives: March 2014

Little Messengers of Mystery: The Blue Bird

I’ve been feeding the birds lately. Sitting on the deck in lovely Carmel Valley, where I’ve been once again for a writing and work retreat, I’m falling back in love with the little garden birds who live here. My personal favorites are the iridescent, acrobatic hummingbirds—one just zoomed loudly by me as I typed those

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Cooking a Goat

“What are we going to feed everyone?” The question hung in the air for several days at the home of my dear friends, Pete and Cristin, as we collectively considered the logistics of feeding twenty-odd people who would be arriving to assist in their community building project. Together we brainstormed for something that wouldn’t require

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Tea and Ritual

I admit it, I travel with my teapot. Two of them, actually. One is a small, sky blue, infuser style pot in which I brew my black tea, while the other is an Asian style cup of pale sage green porcelain (with a ceramic diffuser and lid) in which I steep my green tea. Yes,

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Waking to the Dreamtime: Messages from the Soul

Who was I before I awoke to the morning, to this so-called real world? The long night has been filled with vivid wanderings, alluring and cryptic characters, familiar and exotic locales, aspects of myself that I recognize and some that I do not. One segment of my journey into the Dreamtime has been a familiar

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