Tending to the tender places

Many of you already know because I’ve been talking about it incessantly, that my horse, Rio, had surgery last week. I’m so grateful to all of you who held him in healing light!

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The relief of blooming

The Pasque flower is blooming in the Colorado foothills. A couple of weeks ago, I passed a neighbor on the trail, and we remarked to each other that we hadn’t seen any evidence of the wildflower yet. And just like that, their lavender faces have appeared.

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What if the sky is not falling?

Do you remember the story of Chicken Little? She’s the bird who thought the sky was falling when an acorn dropped on her head. She panics and convinces her friends they’re all doomed and that they must go and tell the king.

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Becoming the witness

Last week, I took the first steps of my journey on the Camino de Santiago. Meaning I walked my first 5-mile baseline walk… Almost from the moment I started, I knew the biggest challenge I’m going to have on the Camino is my mind.

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Why did the fox bite the congressman?

It sounds like the first line of a joke, but last Wednesday morning, I turned on the TV news and learned that a fox had attacked Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., who was on his way to the Capitol in Washington, DC. This struck me as strange.

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Heroes and warriors

I gained a new skill last Saturday. It’s sort of embarrassing to admit, but after 61 years of living on this earth, I finally learned how to change a tire.

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Joy & happiness no matter what

I went consignment shopping with two of my dear friends last weekend and with Spring just around the corner, I bought these tennis shoes. As silly as it sounds, they make me positively joyful!

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This changes everything

As I struggle to balance the fact that I live in peace and privilege while the people of Ukraine and others around the world suffer, I turn to the wisdom Thich Nhat Hanh.

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