Summer Magic

  The sorting of stones, the sun catching a glint, the piling of rocks that keep collapsing under the weight of each other, starting again, searching for more stones, people watching me at a safe distance, the final pebble placed, the sigh, the walking away. Summer magic is in capturing imperfect moments and finding their…

Laying the Groundwork

Sometimes it’s necessary to step away.  Far away.  Away from the eyes of social media and the need to engage with people on a constant, consistent basis.  Away from the need to be validated for every post, every photo, every moment of a life. For the last two months, I have chosen to be inconsistent….

October Teachings

A leaf knows when to let go When to cast fire to the wind When to crumble at your feet When to spiral into death

Meditation on Winter

  “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson What happens when the last leaf falls from a tree? Branches are crusted in ice and the fine dust of snow. Winter is upon us, and while I loathe the biting wind, the layers of clothes and wet boots,  I’m also…

The Green Man

“Our remote ancestors said to their Mother Earth, ‘We are yours.’ Modern humanity has said to Nature, ‘You are mine.’  The Green Man has returned to the living face of the whole earth so that through his mouth we may say to the Universe, ‘We are one.’” – Terri Windling, The Green Man: Tales of…

What Nature Unravels…

Over the last couple of months, I have been creating pieces in nature quite intuitively- without much thought to aesthetic or concept. It’s just been a process of seeing ‘gems’ as I walk to the office or stroll in the garden. Perhaps it’s a way of reconnecting with my muse- a way that doesn’t involve…