On Naming…

On Naming…

Herein are just a few friends from my walk today…and some words about naming, and knowing the world around us: . . . I love naming things – not so I can check them off a list or file them off in a box somewhere, nor commodify or capitalize off them – but because...
White Supremacy Is…

White Supremacy Is…

(A Working Document) Since for many this may be a new term (especially as it’s being used now outside of overt, racist examples such as the KKK), I’m compiling a list of things that I think fit under this header (and some of its unfortunate results). This list is...
My Earth Mama

My Earth Mama

In the age of Covid, I find myself wishing we wouldn’t use this time to get more digital, but rather to get more earthy. I’ve started to wonder: since when, and why, has outdoor and hands-on work fallen so out of fashion, while staring at a screen while sedentary for...
The Urgency of Slowing Down

The Urgency of Slowing Down

Wild ones… I don’t think this is the springtime any of us were expecting. But it is springtime nonetheless, so I’m peeking out of my [quarantine] cave to say hello and send blessings from my hermit heart… How are you doing? How is your family, your...
Beauty is Essential

Beauty is Essential

Beauty is essential. In nature, it bespeaks a healthy and vibrant ecosystem. As a human, it calms, enlivens, and inspires my soul, all the while reminding me simply that this. is. home. I feel very fortunate to be able to take myself to places that remind me of the...
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