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Wishing You A Healthy, Happy, and Heart-y New Year

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in abundance, awareness | 5 comments

Fall is almost here. I can feel the air changing temperature and moisture, and here in the mountains, the water level in the lake is lower, the flowers are bowing more than blooming, and the fox tail plants are beginning to sprout. This is my favorite time of the year, for letting go, for shedding old skins, for remembering what really matters. And it is...

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Lesson of the Bamboo Tree

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in abundance, awareness, celebration | 2 comments

When I returned to the beach in September after my four month cross-country Heart Sparks Road Tour, I had every intention of sitting right down and writing about the adventure. But I didn’t. After two months of not writing I realized it was too soon, that I hadn’t yet lived beyond it, to know what story I really wanted to tell. Then I thought, well, I...

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When Things Get Uncomfortable

Posted by on May 9, 2015 in awareness | 14 comments

            Note: I wrote this in December, 2012, three months after I moved to the beach in California. I share it today because the themes are the same today as I navigate my way on the Heart Sparks Road Tour. “This is the place of creative incubation. At first, you may find nothing happens there. But, if you have a...

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How To Be An Adventurer

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

  So many people think I am a spontaneous adventurer. But really, I’m quite the homebody. I’m much more comfortable hanging out in the comfort of the RV, working, writing, putzing, than being out in the world, exploring. And yet that is exactly what I’ll be doing on the upcoming Heart Sparks Road Tour. And so planning this road trip has been a...

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Ask and Let Go: A Lesson From Apples

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in awareness, breath | 0 comments

The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival happened this past weekend. Once a year people from all over the country come to see the amazing variety of birds in the area. I’m the Hospitality Chairperson for the Festival and my job is to feed the attendees. We host an opening reception with food and wine on opening night. We provide fruit and breakfast snacks as...

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