In the Distance

I coast softly with the wind, towards shore. Sunlight holds me up; moonlight towing me in. A vast ocean of rights and wrongs behind me: the lessons I’ve learned at every island. I gaze back at the miles of green-blue waters and know I can rely on one constant and it’s the waves– Some let … More In the Distance

Twelve New Standards

As my year off, sabbatical, leave of absence, whatever you want to call it comes to an end, it’s hard not to look back and search for meaning.  When I embarked on these past twelve months, I was so sure I would be standing in a glowing white light of understanding and newness.  Some of … More Twelve New Standards


Each year I get a little closer to a little better at– it. and its so easy to forget this— that this year I’ll get even closer and next year, who knows.


 Opposite our bay window, a foggy drizzle sprinkles the front yard it’s hard to see the house across the street the cul-de-sac sits hauntingly silent and anticipates. It’s a Wednesday, just like any other Wednesday, but it’s different too The pressure drums against my skin coercing me to form grand declarations even the squirrels stare … More 12

Cogs On a Wheel

Saturday. Early Morning. Awake and ready— to start vacation; hit the road; clean, organize, clear; fix house matters; eat; explore; listen; budget. Saturday. Early Morning. Awake and looking— at the last 10 months; at the future; at the large empty room–a blank canvas suddenly erased of color, noise; at my decision; at all of you … More Cogs On a Wheel

Water Guide

confused in a puddle I paddle slowly through past the sharp sunsets smooth sunrises barely avoiding icebergs yearning to stand on solid ground I gaze at it wanting it more than anything envisioning my life there as I reach the shore A final glance at the large space behind ripples like a gigantic smiley face … More Water Guide

Live Streaming

I sit here free with my mind, the trees, and a mosquito.  I am love.  I am earth.  I am peace.  Still I wonder.  I wonder about the future.  Tomorrow, Sunday night, Tuesday morning, March, April, May, September.  I want to feel this– this serenity, fulfilled, and loved in every moment.  I want to capture … More Live Streaming