Standing in Solidarity With the Water Protectors at Standing Rock

Standing in Solidarity With the Water Protectors at Standing Rock I’ve been fretting about this for weeks. Months. I cannot get North Dakota off of my mind. I’ve never been to ND, but what’s happening there is affecting me deeply. If the words “Standing Rock” and “Dakota Access Pipeline” don’t mean anything to you, you’re […]

A Lifeline From Our Sisterhood to the Trees

This is a call to women everywhere. Maidens, mothers, crones. Daughters, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers. Young and old alike. A lifeline from our sisterhood to the trees. Are you a tree-lover? If you know me at all, you know how deeply in love I am with trees. I think my love affair with trees began […]

Becoming an Earth Keeper

Becoming an Earth Keeper Last weekend I traveled again to the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. I wanted to return after having a wonderful experience there just a few weeks ago.  Serendipitously, my friend Robin mentioned that she would be there attending The Great Shamanic Initiation. I checked Omega’s website and immediately signed up. I […]

After the March

Just a quick update on my experience at the People’s Climate March last Sunday. It has taken me days to feel fully recovered and report after the march. When I dragged myself on Monday to an appointment with my naturopath/acupuncturist/chiropractor, Dr. Gabrielle Francis, and proclaimed that I felt completely depleted, she laughed and said “You […]

Hoping April Showers and May Flowers are Here to Stay

Depending on where you live in the world there are certain months that have always been just plain WET. I grew up in Michigan and live in NYC where both climates are pretty similar. We always like to say “April showers bring May flowers” as we endure soggy rainy days (hopefully not too cold) with […]

“Home” a Must-See Film

The 2009 documentary film Home by French photographer and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand is his love letter to the planet earth and its inhabitants. As an artist, I was swept away by the stunning beauty unfolding before me on the screen. Shot entirely with aerial photography, I was uncertain at first whether I was looking at […]