Category: "Celebration"

Giving Thanks to the Sun

December 22nd, 2011
Happy Solstice everyone. I recently overhead a discussion about the greetings people share with each other during December. It was partially sparked by a yard sign that read, "Please wish me a Merry Christmas." The sign could have been interprete… more »

Assembling a Message

December 18th, 2011
Feeling scattered? It's a busy time a year for almost everyone. You'll notice that my last blog post was written back in November so you can see that I've been busy, too. That's not to say that I haven't been thinking of you. On the contrary, I've b… more »

A wiser way to deal with fear

June 19th, 2011
Last week I wrote about how people use fear to make us act. This week I bring you advice for facing those fears (and other inner defense mechanisms). I am participating in a six-week online workshop, and Thursday's session is what I want to share. The… more »

Memorial Day in the Garden

May 31st, 2011
Memorial Day may be a popular time to travel to the beach or mountains, but for me, I like to spend the holidays at home. My secluded backyard is far away from the traffic and crowds that turn well-intentioned, holiday-weekend travel into another… more »

Making it all worthwhile

May 11th, 2011
Where I live, a dreary winter became a rainy, cold spring, but this week, finally, all that has changed. The sun has been brightly shining for what seems like a landmark record: four days in a row. With low humidity, flower-filled air, bursting tree… more »