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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women's DayFor this International Women's Day, I can think of no better woman to celebrate than my mother; the person who taught me by her striking example that I am whole and complete unto myself, that I am strong and capable and intelligent, that the...

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Musings on the West…

Musings on the West…

Musings on the West...If like me you're feeling pretty wintry and less outwardly festive in this new year, may I recommend a good documentary for these dark days? I recently watched "Ken Burns: The West," and WOW ~ heartbreaking and beautiful and intense! ...to learn...

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Wintry Musings…

Wintry Musings…

Wintry Musings...Dear friends ~ I write you in the midst of wild times on Earth, in hopes that you and your loved ones are happy and well in this midwinter time... I've been struck so deeply as of late with our human plight, and the plight of the planet, that I've...

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Angelfire (New Lyric Video)

Angelfire (New Lyric Video)

Angelfire (New Lyric Video)In honor of the Solstice we have deepened into... ...and in remembrance that this is still only the beginning of winter. In the dark days and long nights to come, may we savor these times with quietude, reflection, stillness, and a slow but...

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Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild?

Why #fromthewild?Why #fromthewild? Why not #intothewild? Well because although I do go into the natural world for remembrance, the truth is that I am made of this stuff just as much as any sinewy creature, any legged or leggy growing thing, anything that grasps or...

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Wild Homecoming

Wild Homecoming

Wild HomecomingI like to think that going into the wilds is like coming home, returning to a place that makes sense in a real way. For it is here that herbs and flowers grow, here where clean waters flow... Perhaps there is some element of escapism at work as well,...

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On Wildcrafting…

On Wildcrafting…

On Wildcrafting... ...and Being a Living Part of the Land✧Though absorption into music, dance, or even community are homecomings in their own right, it's possible there is no time I am happier and more at-home than when wildcrafting plant friends. Perhaps it's because...

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Full Disclosure

Full Disclosure

Full DisclosureIn the interest of full transparency, I will share that in addition to what I mentioned in my previous post ("You are Loved"), not only am I enjoying rooting for the first time in 8 years, growing gardens and other simple delights ~ but in the larger...

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You are Loved

You are Loved

You are LovedDear ones ~ I just wanted to write a little personal note to let you know why I don't plan to be touring this year... Ahh, don't worry, we are working hard on music, and though the longing to share it is great, there are times when we artists must go...

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Grief Heals

Grief Heals

Grief HealsCall me crazy, but I'm pretty sure if only we would make a practice of grieving something every day, I imagine the world would be a much healthier place. We do too good a job of pasting on a happy face, pretending everything is okay, or else hardening...

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Earth Day?

Earth Day?

Earth Day?Oops, I'll confess that it slipped my mind it was Earth Day today ~ for me that's every damn day, and any day I forget that is a sad, lost, and lonesome one. Though being a part of 'civilization' doesn't always make sense to me, being amongst the wild and...

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