A Little Jabberwocky, Perhaps?

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll ‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch! He took his vorpal sword in […]

Finding Stones: A Parable

For the past couple of months it seems like every time I look down, I find a piece of rose quartz along the trail. They’re small stones hugging onto crystallized pink rock that have a certain sparkle to them. I’m not looking for them. Usually I’m just pausing to catch my breath or take a […]

+ Language of Dreams

“The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real … for a moment at least … that long magic moment before we wake. Fantasy is silver and scarlet, indigo and azure, obsidian veined with gold and lapis lazuli. Reality is plywood and plastic, […]

Words + Images

“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. The fluviatile trees next the shore are the slender eyelashes which fringe it, and the wooded hills and cliffs around are its overhanging brows.” — Henry David Thoreau • […]

About the Intending

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 […]

[ Joyous Imbolc! ]

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 […]