Life has taken on a new rhythm for the past six weeks. It’s perhaps less striking for me – someone who already worked from home and for whom employment has been steady – but it is still noticeably different. The extra expanses of time and solitude have allowed something else to grow. I’ve called it […]
Long before “zero waste” and “low impact living” were things we talked about, there was the notion of treading lightly upon the earth. “Treading lightly” is more poetic and inviting than the dogmatic newer phrases, but as the negative impacts we humans are having on the earth become more and more apparent, perhaps stronger language […]
It has been an unusually cool and rainy summer so far. I’m not complaining. If anyone has kittens, copper kettles or woolen mittens to photograph, let me know. All photos taken by me with a Nikon DSLR at the Peninsula Park Rose Garden.
About six months ago, I radically changed my social media usage. Deleted my accounts on Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and more. Unfriended and unfollowed almost everyone on Facebook. Tried to delete Instagram. (More on that later.) And then I paid attention to what happened. Before I explain what happened and what decisions those observations led to, […]
Here’s an experiment: Reach up as high as you can. Breathe deeply for a moment or two and feel the stretch along your ribs and down your back. Then stretch your arms to the side, spreading your fingers wide, feeling the space that creates in your shoulders. Breathe from your belly if you can. Reach […]