Monthly Archives: December 2013

shine on

a heavy millennial hush echoes over our long journey blanketed in the primal scent of wood smoke and memory on this solitary wintry eve, blue black, elegiac a beauty dark and frigid that untempered will snuff the spark, we round … Continue reading

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Vulnerability: Life Lessons from Dance

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”–Criss Jami** Every time we perform dance in front of an audience, we make ourselves vulnerable.  I know this full well from experience, … Continue reading

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Cookie Brigade: Santa Chronicles (Recipe Included)

Meditation, spiritual practice, creative outlet, sensory indulgence and pleasure: that’s what baking cookies is for me.  I love to dream about them, make them, see and smell them and eat them!  Most of all, I love to share them. So, … Continue reading

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Little Kindnesses: Santa Hat Chronicles

I lost my way for a bit.  I’ve wanted to write about my recent Santa Hat experiences, but had been waiting for something momentous to happen. Then I recalled the wisdom so perfectly captured by Wordsworth about the “…best portion of a … Continue reading

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