Moon Neighbor

Moon Neighbor

I peeked outside my window to see a nearby porch light on. It brought me a moment of comfort and joy (as any good neighbor does), until I realized, “I’m out in the middle of nowhere with nothing but stars and silence!” And then I saw: the moon,...
Musings on the West…

Musings on the West…

If like me you’re feeling pretty wintry and less outwardly festive in this new year, may I recommend a good documentary for these dark days? I recently watched “Ken Burns: The West,” and WOW ~ heartbreaking and beautiful and intense! …to learn...
Wintry Musings…

Wintry Musings…

Dear friends ~ I write you in the midst of wild times on Earth, in hopes that you and your loved ones are happy and well in this midwinter time… I’ve been struck so deeply as of late with our human plight, and the plight of the planet, that I’ve been...
Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild? Why not #intothewild? Well because although I do go into the natural world for remembrance, the truth is that I am made of this stuff just as much as any sinewy creature, any legged or leggy growing thing, anything that grasps or gasps for air…...
Wild Homecoming

Wild Homecoming

I like to think that going into the wilds is like coming home, returning to a place that makes sense in a real way. For it is here that herbs and flowers grow, here where clean waters flow… Perhaps there is some element of escapism at work as well, but perhaps...
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