Category Archives: Checking in

Being with the slow

Slow. Slowness. I’m declaring it my theme of the day. (Actually, my body declared it the theme looooooong before my brain and my heart caught up. Because of the slowness, you see.) I wanted to start the day with: energy … Continue reading

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My superpower this week: entries and exits!

This week has been different. In a few awesome and delightful ways: Productive. Not avoidant. Presence. And presents, everywhere! (I’ll explain that later.) Not fearing my office. Walking in with a smile on my face. What changed? On the surface, not … Continue reading

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The labyrinth, revisited

Hello, you! It’s been a  little while since I’ve been able to put three words together (or three minutes!) in this space, and I have so many things I want to tell you. About the glorious Oregon woods that are … Continue reading

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Gratitudes

This week I am sublimely grateful for everything that got me to this point: because today I launched my sweet new thing out into the world, the project that’s been percolating for several months and then the focus of more … Continue reading

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In medias res and in medias satis

In medias res I’m in one of those roller coaster projects right now. You know the kind? It starts in fun town and plummets straight to hell and then somehow comes back to a good place again. It’s nice to … Continue reading

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Ten things that are true

In no particular order: Water Music (and the right song at the right moment) Writing a poem A good pen Artichokes L’infinito — “sovrumani silenzi e profondissima quiete” My daughter’s laughter Fire Powell’s City of Books Keeping an acorn in my pocket … Continue reading

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Inside the nautilus

  Sometimes you leave the labyrinth and it takes you a while a realize you’re still in it. Hello friends, it’s been a while. Today I bring you a nautilus shell. Because I’m thinking about spirals, about cocoons, about the … Continue reading

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Checking in with the Not-Rightness

How am I feeling? Pretty good — recovered from my cold! But not at home or at rest in my physical self — that is the important thing. (Ahh. It feels so good to admit that!) What is not comfortable? … Continue reading

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Checking in: after going a little further South

Hello and happy 2011! Here at home we didn’t do much to celebrate, since the wee one is still in recovery mode (as are the not-so-wee adults, as well!) from our ten day sojourn in West Texas for the holidays. … Continue reading

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I have something quite wonderful to tell you

Photo by aurelio.asiain (cc) The best news of the year The dragon is secretly human! I just learned this yesterday. This is huge. And guess what? Not only is the dragon secretly human, she’s also willing to transform. She’s trusting me … Continue reading

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