The Horchata Proxy

Image: My ongoing experiment in plating food, today it’s labneh & a wafflomelet. Also this piece is 5k words so I figured we could use snacks… The Horchata Proxy Rock paper scissors Last week I wrote about the Ongoing Lethargy, and we played a useful round of...

A Swimming Story

Image: View of a favorite lake in New Mexico where I have never once gone swimming, blue-green water, surrounded by juniper and piñon, I am asking the water to lend its powers of free movement, clarity, and something that is both open and contained. A Chat With The...

A Kingdom

Image: View from the Gila cliff dwellings, where the Mogollon people made homes over a thousand years ago, a lot more I could say here, but I wanted to share this view of Expansiveness and Striking Beauty, via blue skies, trees growing up the mountain side, also a...

Feasts of the small gods

Image: Stones & candles the day I celebrated first time doing 444 sun salutations in a row, a small spontaneous festival for Agility Feasts of the small gods He who My grandfather was a public school teacher in Boston in the 1930s. As part of his job, he was...

SMOPL / this is my grief ritual

Image: The entry to a favorite labyrinth in Tucson, Arizona SMOPL I wrote about Feasts of Liberations this week, a beautiful and grounding practice for when a day or [time period] holds some extra grief and where there is also some liberation to be marked. What do we...
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