This postcard, called “Running with Chickens” was today’s post on the Daily Postcard blog. It made me giggle. And then I thought: Don’t step on the chickens! “The line between normal and crazy seemed impossibly thin. A person would have to be an expert tightrope walker in order not to fall.” – Augusten Burroughs, Running […]
Groundhog Hair by Amber Alexander • • • OK, so what happened to January? And what about those resolutions? If you’re up here north of the jet stream, I suspect your resolutions have burrowed back under a couple feet of snow with the illustrious groundhog! I know how you feel—mine are still a bunch of […]
It has taken me three weeks to crawl my way through James Agee’s A Death in the Family. Crawl as in slowly, gradually pulling myself through and over the dense landscape of words and pregnant prose. The Pulitzer Prize-winning book is set in Knoxville, Tennessee in the early twentieth century. Woven with themes of loss, […]
Several years ago, I had the pleasure of working with my friend and feng shui consultant, Sharon McNamara. Together, we worked on setting intentions—not only for the rooms in my home, but for the rooms in my life. Sharon introduced me to the “bagua,” a chart that relates to nine distinct areas of your life […]
For Christmas this year, my dear friend Tara gave me a copy of the We’Moon Calendar. It is a treasure trove of astrology and mythology, prayers and incantations, seasons and cycles, poetry, art and…so much more! Its daily calendar includes astrological notations and seasonal celebrations, like the solstices and eclipses. Today, for example, is the […]
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It’s winter in New England. I mean it is WINTER IN NEW ENGLAND. Mother Nature is doing her best to let us know it—loud and clear. According to the National Weather Service, Bradley Airport here in Connecticut has had approximately 58 inches of snow this month, and the pile in my driveway is big enough […]