The Art of Introduction + 5 Ways to Make a Good First Impression

My friend Summer wrote to me… Why are introductions and first impressions so important? What is the art of the introduction? What is too little/too much? Too intimate/too general? What are the values and atmosphere we want to convey to someone at the very beginning? And could a good intro help us to personally clarify … Continue reading The Art of Introduction + 5 Ways to Make a Good First Impression

Have you tried an exploratory jaunt?

Ahh… The smell of mud, the sound of boots treading the earth, the magical shinny world that lives in the mirror of a puddle. But first…. You should know that usually when I start out on a walk, my back is a bit tense, my mind is muddled with brain noise and questions. "How will … Continue reading Have you tried an exploratory jaunt?

Dear Weird Headed Weirdos

That is the title of My 7 year old sons latest TikTok video. Yea he just checked off “make TikTok video” from his daily checklist. It appears Boaz has succumb to my overly ambitious daily checklist ritual. And is kind of doing it better than me. He likes to add things to his daily list … Continue reading Dear Weird Headed Weirdos

You’re invited to this free heart-happy storytelling event – Pants are optional

Friends! This is an event that your heart would hate to miss. I've been attending Generation Circle's virtual storytelling event on Monday evenings. And this is a list of things that have happened to me during its hour-ish gathering: 1. I heard something that reassured me that I can and should reconsider what is mine … Continue reading You’re invited to this free heart-happy storytelling event – Pants are optional

A Cure for Aimless Ambition

Sometimes I’m trying so hard to do a thing. And I think that because I’m trying so hard at it that I know what I’m trying to do. But really what is happening is I’m trying to drive towards a destination that I have not clearly marked on the map. This happens when I have … Continue reading A Cure for Aimless Ambition

I am a woman and a cosmic ambassador

I am a cosmic ambassadorI help represent the cycle of thingsLike the moon, my face and moodChange ever so slightly each day I wax and waneAnd wax and waneIt is simple yet I still find it strange I can bring you the light I catch along the wayI can bear the dark mysteries and shadows … Continue reading I am a woman and a cosmic ambassador

5 Radical Ways to Spring Clean that Laundry Room

I often think about all the years I spent making the chore of laundry harder than it needed to be and wishing my family and I were born into a nudist colony so I would not have to deal with it. These days I have transformed my disdain for laundry into a well-loved ritual and … Continue reading 5 Radical Ways to Spring Clean that Laundry Room