The other night, the wild women and I walked through the woods, silently…. our senses tuned into our breath, the songs of birds, a slight breeze, water bouncing off of rocks, the smell of damp leaves, the way that sharp stones feel on tender toes. As strangers passed by, we cut through the small talk [...]
Posts belonging to Category 'Living Mindfully'
There are times in one’s life, or I should perhaps say, MY life, that I get an itch to sHaKe ThInGs uP a bit…. to spend a day, a week, a month stewing on all that I’ve done, and really ask myself–am I still headed in the direction my heart longs to go? Some might [...]
Yesterday, I did something that some folks might consider radical. I threw my scale away. And watched as the garbage truck drove away. You see, ever since I stepped onto the scale at my nutritionist’s office a week and a half ago and learned that I was eleven pounds lighter, I’ve been noticing something about [...]
The kids and I went to the carwash this morning, armed with a baggie of quarters. As I had assumed it would be, the giant, extra powerful vacuum cleaner was a hoot for them, and before I knew it, my car looked brand new (well, okay, that’s a stretch, but it looks pretty darn fantastic, [...]
In between all of my summer meanderings such as hikes and playing in nearby rivers, spending so much time in the pool playing marco polo and having underwater tea parties that I’ve almost turned into a mermaid, and harvesting bowls of peas from the garden and somewhat impatiently waiting for our enormous bounty of tomatoes [...]