Why did the turtle cross the road?

“Turtles remind us that the way to heaven is through the earth. In Mother Earth is all that we need. She will care for us, protect us, and nurture us, as long as we do the same for her. For that to happen, we must slow down and heighten our sensibilities. We must see the […]

A Chance Sighting

I was feeling rather aimless yesterday — from the start of the day at work to the meandering afternoon of house chores. At 2, I set off into the woods for a walk, thinking that might calm my restless spirit, but it remained just so. Instead of going right, I went left. Instead of the […]


Like my breath in yoga, I am both expanding and contracting today. Full inhales of breath open me up and stretch me farther. Deep exhales draw me inside, grounded. A desire to set my writing out into the world has me reaching, taking bolder steps. Stating my intentions clearly and with full purpose like full […]

Oh Deer! How Time Flies!

There is so much I have been meaning to write to you about… Like the day I went to collect pictures of shore birds for you. They were wading out across the marsh at low tide. But then I got stuck in the mud and laughed so hard they all flew away. And then there […]

Answers: Here

There are moments in this life when I cannot find explanation. When searching for why becomes too much to bear. And so I walk off into the woods where, instead of answers, I just find peace. • • • “If a dragonfly has shown up in your life, you may need some fresh air in […]

Auspicious Sightings

Yesterday, as I was walking in the woods, I came upon a frog sitting in the middle of the trail. He humored me for a while, as I chatted about the pretty day and the cool of the shade we had the luck to be occupying. It was only when I moved a little too […]