I'm so honoured to know this place and I count myself blessed to find that it's familiar; I've got that feeling of being Home in my own skin again, and One with All. I'm not always here. In fact, I quite often venture out and away, "Gone Fishin,'" stepping out into the foray of the [...]
As the snow melts, the natural landscape around our home becomes a complex vein-like network of little streams. I hear the spiraling flow as a constant throughout the day, musical and watery. The vascular aspect of Mother Earth in early spring reminds me of our bodily connection; I look with appreciation at my own physical form, [...]
No matter the weather or the location, the Headwaters Gathering consistently brings people "out of the woodworks" and into the woods (and fields!), year after year. People of all ages and backgrounds come together from across vast distances, for two or three days of sharing and practicing wilderness living skills, telling stories and participating in [...]
Spring ephemerals never cease to warm my heart with their delicate perseverance, their faith in the light up above the snow that's barely melted. They remind me of my own spirit's resilience-- that despite those moments when my petals feel super thin and fragile, I'm actually stronger than I think... I'm actually built to endure. [...]
On this damp early spring, snow-melty grey day, the woodstoves are keeping our spirits and our bodies well-tended. Such a warm embrace. Who's with me?! I recorded this in 2014, with a few friends affectionately known as the Woodlandy Dandies.
In the throes of spring cleaning fever, I am noticing the disheveled state of most of my dishcloths at the hearth: a little grey, kinda holey... definitely not up to the task of having the Queen in for tea. But they still have lots of life, and so to the rag bag they graduate on their humble [...]
Step outside first thing. Breathe in the fresh air. Say good morning to the day. Sing your gratitude. Rise to greet you Sun you bring your rays I sing my gratitude to witness such a stage~ The sacred birth of a new day ~ The beautiful sunrise photos in this video were taken by Susan [...]