Tag Archives: Hiking

Pose This Question and Just Listen

Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Hell is other people” reflects the experience of modern day air travel. I wrote this post while stranded in Detroit, Michigan after my plane out of Lansing had a mechanical. The airline made it up to me by … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Open Public Art

“…what if these fading languages contain words we never realise we need.” ~Ella Frances Sanders, one my favorite illustrators who participated in the #100DayProject I just had four glorious days of being out with two friends who I enjoy sharing time … Continue reading

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Form Before Depth

This title is a common teaching of yoga teachers. Form before depth. They will tell you that everyday is a new day. Your body cannot do what it did yesterday nor has it done what you’re asking it to do … Continue reading

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The Right Kind Of Eyes

Over the last couple of weeks, I traveled 8, 496 miles by foot, by plane, by car, by thoughts and dreams. I’ve moved into a new role where I travel to do workshops, and I’ll be honest: I love working … Continue reading

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Safety Third

“You don’t dive for specific solutions; you dive to enliven that ocean of consciousness. Then your intuition grows and you have a way of solving those problems—knowing when it’s not quite right and knowing a way to make it feel … Continue reading

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The luxury of time & total immersion

Sounds like a memoir title, right? Only no. It’s the mission statement of a beautiful place I have discovered. Recently I enjoyed some holiday time–pure vacation. Time off. From life. From work. From everything. Time. It’s been a rough transition back, … Continue reading

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The Forests Still Burn

“None of us expected the future to arrive so soon.” ~Ira Spring, providing the historical perspective about fire lookouts in Washington State. This post is the first of three that I plan to publish this week. My plan is to … Continue reading

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You’re The Only One I Can Tell

“You know,” she said, “this is either going to be the best adventure ever or the biggest mistake of my life. What do you think?” I wish I could say I had some words of wisdom or brave statements full … Continue reading

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The Free Bin

I got the most delightful email from somebody I barely know this week. Apparently she found a magazine with one of my published articles in a “free bin” at the library, and when she opened it up to read it, she … Continue reading

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