Here are my thoughts

Villr

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Villr.  The old norse word for wild.  What IS wild?  Immediately I think of something that is out of control.  Uncivilized.  I think culturally I have been conditioned to think it is something... READ MORE

Spoken Word

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These are the hot days.  The days I melt.  Agitation ripples just below the surface.  Growing up mostly North of Seattle on the Puget Sound I am acclimated to top out at 80... READ MORE

Currant-ly

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  Currants are ripening.  I have black, reds and pearl currants.  My mouth waters thinking of them sprinkled over granola. We are all anxious for raspberries.  Maybe even more than we anticipate strawberries. ... READ MORE

Friend

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Friendships are hard.  People are difficult.  I am difficult to many.  I am so sure of myself when I am on my own.  In my own head.  I am firmly planted in my... READ MORE

Be Present. Be Joy-filled. Be Open.

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Sometimes my sons will cross their arms in defiance when plans change.  They will furrow their brows and stick out their lower lip.  They will mutter, ‘I don’t WANT to do that.’ I... READ MORE

Running towards ‘X’

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Its the time of year when creativity cascades forth like a snow-melt filled river.  I feel almost out of control with all the ideas, plans, dreams and aspirations that tumble and swell trying... READ MORE

Winter Wisdom

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I have always admired my younger sister’s ability to connect with the elderly.  She exudes calm and softness, and I believe those in their winter season can sense her oasis of peace and... READ MORE

Quenched

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This is a post regarding a little solo trip I took late last summer.  It was filled with memories that I return to often in my weeks.  Especially when I feel parched.  When... READ MORE