I am building 5 clay houses that will fit over my deck lights, allowing the light to shine through their little windows. My friend Mary has generously invited me into her clay studio to create them. So far  there’s a tall stucco-ish ode to Santa Fe, a short hobbit house, another with trees growing all.. read more →

20 Jan 2013
January 20, 2013

Death Sucks

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Death sucks. In my tiny community, death has been strolling around lately, visiting mostly older folks. Not a shock, but still sadder than any words I know can express. Last week, a very fit forty-year-old man I had just met died in his sleep. He was going to get married soon. In 2007, my forty-four-year-old.. read more →

16 Jan 2013
January 16, 2013

Get Up Laughing

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I have started downhill skiing again. I skied a little thirty years ago, self-taught. Did okay, guess you’d say I was an intermediate skier. A couple of years ago, I skied Telluride in Colorado, where they slapped a helmet on my head, terrifying, and I spent the entire time trying not to stiffen up with.. read more →

09 Jan 2013
January 9, 2013

Feelin’ It

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This is a great time for everyone to plan goals for the year. I keep advocating for focusing on how you want to feel. Goals are good, they’re grounding, a place to start planning, a concrete something to end up with. But what if your goal was to feel a certain way? Feel strong. Feel loved. Creative. Filled with abundance… read more →