Brave New Girl

“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” ― Abraham Lincoln Life as I know it, is about to change. As I write this, my 79-year-old mother is on a flight to Phoenix to come live with me. She’s worked tirelessly these past few months to get ready. The … More Brave New Girl

The Dreaming

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”~ C. G. Jung To Sleep, Perchance To Dream I dreamed last night of a panther, deep and dark. She was so near me, it was as though we had one body. She wrapped … More The Dreaming

The Solace To Bloom

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”~ Anaïs Nin I contain secrets, sorrow, joy, regret, wonder, darkness, light — These threads connect me — with small filaments — to all people who have ever lived. I understand what it means … More The Solace To Bloom

As Above, So Below

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix I am a child of the sixties.  I saw the birth of the counterculture movement, the anti-war movement, and the riots that burned Watts to the ground and disrupted the 1968 Democratic National Convention.  I saw our … More As Above, So Below