Category Archives: Gulf Oil Spill

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 →

When Technology Outgrows Conscience

In my cross-training efforts the elliptical trainer provides an opportunity to catch up on TED talks. While I whirl and Read More →

A First-Grader Teaches Me

I left my home early this morning on my way to Fort Morgan Ferry via a stop-over at a beach Read More →

April Fool?

I was beginning to think it was a bad April Fool’s joke. I was standing on the beach asking the Read More →

Standing Up to a Big Blow–Lesson in Life from My SUP Board

Yesterday morning started with a visit to Gulf State Park before the sun peeked above the horizon. I arrived early Read More →

Passion to Proceed

I am sitting at the counter at my mom’s kitchen gazing out at Mobile Bay. Just a pause before writing. Read More →

Gratitude for a Sense of Place

It took me a while to make the decision to leave the Blue Ridge Mountains but when I did my Read More →

Change Agents

On September 23rd I was in a small jet flying to Atlanta from Asheville. We flew over Lake Julian and Read More →

Moving from Apathy to Action

As I was enjoying a quiet breakfast I picked up my latest copy of Dive Training magazine and started reading Read More →