Monthly Archives: January 2011

On Being

Copper bowl rings once, struck with wood to hammer home to heart everything that is YES. The Muse is in the kitchen. There too, quiet now, the ringing bowl rests; sleeping keeper  of ordinary magic.  The invitation is to dig down, belly … Continue reading

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Remembering Bonnie

I met my friend Bonnie when I was in the 7th grade. She was a cheery, loud-voiced Italian gal whose common greeting was a sound slap on your arm or back. Her family lived on the next block over and I would frequently … Continue reading

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Time and time again

Albert Einstein once said that, “The only reason we have time is so everything doesn’t happen at once.” I woke this morning to a light dusting of snow which, coupled with the thermometer reading of 39 degrees, serves to confirm … Continue reading

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‘rules of engagement’

Today I thought I would share some of my thoughts on relationships and conscious leadership.  While I do not profess to any level of expertise, I am hopeful that over my 45 years in the working world I have made  a few … Continue reading

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about soup

I confess, while I love whipping up  fancy multi-course meals for people I love, there is really nothing I enjoy as much as making a pot of homemade soup. I realize I am being bold here, but I really do make some of the … Continue reading

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on ‘seeing’ air and other childhood tales

When I was in elementary school I often entertained myself by gazing out the windows and watching the air dance. It was a sort of constant shimmer that only appeared when you could soft focus your eyes on a certain … Continue reading

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the seasons of friendship

We are five days into the new year, Winter Solstice has passed and we are once again headed toward days of longer light. The shift from darkness to light is so subtle that, on a daily basis, we may not … Continue reading

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the leap

Hello out there. Today is the day I begin my blog. Ruminations and ramblings from the NW corner of the U.S. of A. May Sarton once wrote, “Now I become myself. It’s taken time, many years and places.” I hope … Continue reading

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