When Women Were Birds

“Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.” – Terry Tempest Williams from “When Women Were Birds” … More When Women Were Birds

Austin Bound

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ St. Augustine TRAVELING GIRL This week promises another flurry of activity.  I am packing my bags and hitting the road. First, I head to Austin, Texas for an educational conference.  Then at the end of the week, I fly … More Austin Bound

Dear Inner Child

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943 Trust me. Everything will be OK. It is the end of another semester — crunch time  — which as a college instructor means everything is bound to be absolutely insane, … More Dear Inner Child