From Sea to Land and Back: The Cycle of Desire

I feel a clog in my throat.  I hum from my throat.  I really focus on my throat.  And I can feel Ariel.  The little Mermaid.  And I think about how in the Disney film version she gave her voice away in order to have legs, and to experience what humans do, and to be with Read More …

Not your grandma’s Gratitude

We hear it all the time: “Be grateful.  Be thankful.  And appreciate what you have.” More often than not the simplest of truths are the most profound.  The simplicity of the notion to be grateful for all that you already have in life makes it so easy to repeat and put into digestable nuggets and sound Read More …

How StarWars changed my life

The new year brings with it new resolve to do what is best for us, individually.  In the last few days I have been challenged by important people in my life who “love” me, the status quo, and even myself.  I am no longer interested in playing this game.  You know the one.  The one that tells Read More …

Purple Polish

As she delicately painted purple on my nails with an overly-thick and probably expired nail polish, she looked at me with concern.  I knew what she was thinking.  “Is this okay?”  I took a deep breath and I smiled as I continued to look at her face, her expressions.  I consciously decided that, “yes, this Read More …

The time is spring

The time now is spring.  Time for rebirth.  Time for something new.  Or something very familiar.  To (re)appear into our lives.  To manifest, if you will.  And the time for that is now.  The Earth expression and experience of Spring is about hope; and innocence; and creativity; and (re)invention; and innovation; and a new way Read More …