Category Archives: Environment


I sit drinking hot tea while listening to bowhead whale song. It touches that place in me where wildness resides, Read More →

Staying Open

Today was the last day of sunrise sea turtle patrol for me but I was fortunate in that I got Read More →

Loving the Earth

Loving the Earth: Creating a Conscious Relationship with Our Planet A slight breezed carried my SUP board downriver as I Read More →


The box of books came yesterday, filled with Wendell Berry works. It was like opening a little treasure chest. As Read More →

What is the Earth Worth to You?

A few days ago I visited a high school classroom where I presented a program on recycling. The teacher sponsors Read More →

The Yin and Yang of Energy Production

The general tendency for humans is to not change until we are forced to…mainly because we don’t want to deal Read More →

Finding Our Voice

In her book, When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams writes about what it means to pair voice with inner Read More →

Letting Go Versus Giving Up

The past two mornings on the river paddling my SUP board brought unexpected encounters. Two days ago I was squatting Read More →

Staying Present with the Big Picture

It was absolutely still when I pushed my SUP board out into the slowly flowing river. No wind stirred the Read More →

Turning Point

The dark, heavy energy has shifted. I’ve been sitting on my back porch listening to the rain, listening to distant Read More →