Category Archives: co-creating

The Power in No Power: A Woman’s Search for Meaning

I’m sitting here on a Sunday thinking about the light side of no power and feeling frustrated by the dark side. I hunt for a narrative that feels good. So many thoughts demand the floor, as it’s been awhile since … Continue reading

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Ashlandia

Nestled in Southern Oregon just across the Oregon border, Ashlandia is a world all its own, a beautiful world indeed. Continue reading

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All of It

I love the rain because it fulfills every fantasy I have as a writer. Well, maybe not every fantasy. It is, though, a magnetic mood setter to my space: a comfy un-ergonomically friendly position on the couch under my eggplant … Continue reading

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Time in All Its Measure

Time. It’s a funny thing.  It’s #TuesdayThoughts, and we only have 6 days left to reach our crowdfunding goal. We have a mixture of feelings. Pride, fear, gratitude, exhaustion, love, deep knowing, optimism, nervousness, excitement. The past 24 days have … Continue reading

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Looking Through a New Lens

I spent the first 18 years of my life in Shasta County before moving to Westwood to attend college at UCLA. My town of Cottonwood was small in numbers, but wide in space. Many houses came with spacious land and … Continue reading

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Friending Change

Part of being alive and in the world means you can count on one thing: things are always changing. We look to creation and we agree, whichever paradigm we follow, that things are quite different today than they were 5,000 … Continue reading

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Are You a Bucket Filler or a Bucket Emptier?

Last week, my son came home from school and, in an effort to shift the conversation from performance-based learning to intrinsic love for learning, I asked him what he learned about today. Instead of pulling an example from high school curriculum, … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Goes Mainstream: Reiki Me

Tomorrow, Newsweek magazine’s special March 1st edition on Spiritual Living will cover all aspects we are seeing in the collective including a few of my favorites: adult coloring books, your dreams (the ones you have while sleeping), and Reiki. The issue … Continue reading

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The Pure Goodness Jar

When this year began, I heard somewhere about this idea to create a Pure Goodness Jar. The Jar would be a place to jot down things made of “pure goodness.” At the end of the year, on New Year’s Eve, the idea … Continue reading

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Tap it Out: De-Stress for Free in Minutes

Part of today’s offering is a rehash of an earlier blog. It’s timely because we’re in a space right now (think economy, politics, Saturn, SATs/ACTs–okay, maybe the last one just applies to our house) where our control is limited. In … Continue reading

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