Category Archives: Freedom

Welcome Home

All my life I’ve been traveling.  I was born in Maine and at one and a half, moved to Beirut, Lebanon.  Another country, another culture, another climate.  At four, in the middle of winter, my mother and I left the … Continue reading

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Road School 2017

This Spring, my son announced that he had two life goals: quitting school and living in a van.  His love of learning has been with him from infancy, but ever since 6th grade, he’s slowly and progressively been losing interest … Continue reading

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Passover 2017

Just coming off a whirlwind weekend visiting a college with my oldest, soon to be 18, my daughter. We landed in Denver and I stopped to fill my water bottle at Root Down, my favorite stop at DIA.  After filling … Continue reading

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I Stand with Standing Rock – a poem

We the people are rising up because we are strong, we have been silent too long and we shall overcome.  Love prevails, let Love rule. My country tis of thee, great land of Liberty. Let freedom ring through our voices, through our … Continue reading

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Go With The Flow…

Udaipur, November 2015. Traveling in Udaipur. Early morning breakfast. Nice looking man nods good morning and asks waiter for coffee “now”. Soon he is talking to the two men eating breakfast with their baby. A conversation starts up and the … Continue reading

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Into the Mystic

My husband shared an article with me about a whale “Varvara” who journeyed from Russia to Mexico and back again on a completely new migratory path – solo – setting a record for the longest migration ever for a mammal. What … Continue reading

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Find Me in India

If I should die soon Tell my children to look for me in India. In the prayer bells Ringing out over the Ganges, In the tablas beating their rhythm over the loud speakers, As the red sun melts into purple … Continue reading

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Lonely Hearts Club Band

Last year I wrote a post about how I always go within at this time of year – actually I wrote that 2 weeks ago too – hah.  Well, I guess it’s a theme for me.  But something is starting … Continue reading

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Chakra Series – 2nd Chakra

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.  – Kahlil Gibran The second chakra is about pleasure, sensuality, touch, sexuality, creativity, fire, passion, life.   Its essence is … Continue reading

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The story doesn’t end here…

  This is something I’ve wanted to write about for a long time and had no idea how to start. It’s about a subject that is sensitive and personal. It’s about Suicide. I personally know a lot of people who … Continue reading

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