Painting the Walls, Changing the View

Last Autumn, I ended up having a lot of time alone and a lot of time to do projects on my own. During that time, my husband was undertaking a six-week walking pilgrimage on the El Camino de Santiago where he walked 500 miles. I looked forward to the time alone and to re-organizing parts […]


The sand-line was drawn when no one was there, Unaware of past transgressions, I still felt it tear. An absentee tribunal painted my guilt, Based on perceptions from a limited tilt. Connections ever-strained, as agreed by the souls, Prior contracts fulfilled, now spared the tolls. Solitary effort requires an inward gaze, Fueling the heart as […]

Collecting Garbage with my Dad

While driving back from my second trip to the landfill today, I began thinking about how proud my dad would have been of his granddaughter and her ecological activities. Her choice to help clean up a messy environment would have been the same choice my dad would have made in the same situation. Then I […]