Category Archives: Spirituality

A danger in tree hugging

Yesterday I hugged a tree and it bit back. It was one of the tens of thousands of dead and dying hemlocks in our region, but I didn’t look up to see what species it was before I flung my … Continue reading

Posted in Health & wellness, New England, Spirituality, Travel, Uncategorized, United States | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lessons in just being

Many years ago when I lived in Boulder and my last girlfriend, D., and I began our relationship, I heard her tell the story to friends and relatives many times of how she came to move halfway across the country … Continue reading

Posted in Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Just live, live, live

One of the conversation snippets I remember best from my graduate creative writing program days came from a classmate I didn’t know well and with whom I didn’t have much in common. It’s stayed in my head all these years … Continue reading

Posted in BLGTQ, Feminism, Northampton/Connecticut River Valley, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Writing & language | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On the move

Written Aug. 5, 2014 My plans for this year went awry: I was supposed to be writing a proposal and marketing/ publishing plan for the nonfiction book I translated from Spanish to English last summer, but on the first Saturday … Continue reading

Posted in Spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment