“What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want,” read the actual words, the shape of the letters communicating that I must have been about nineteen when I painstakingly penciled it into a journal. Pulling this quote out of deep memory storage recently, I paraphrased it, realizing how… Continue reading Who I Am is the Price I Paid to Get What I Used to Want
How have you been experiencing your journey, penned into this pandemic? Are you practicing those patterns that bring you the most joy? Is desire is fluttering within you? Does your skin itch like some sort of cocoon? Teetering on the edge of my own transformation, I invite you to breathe into the experience and contemplate… Continue reading The Enrichment Circle: Experience the Journey, Practice the Pattern
This is the story of how a front porch portrait session in the middle of a pandemic leads to a David Bowie Labyrinth Dance Party.
Consciously or unconsciously, we repeat things—stories, routines, habits—and these patterns we practice fascinate me. My neighbor Bobby set up his drone one afternoon while I built the labyrinth.
The sign at Dancing Bear Labyrinth says: “Walkers Welcome.” The first time I encountered it, years ago, I stood in wonderment for long moments. How could someone simply invite random strangers into their yard? Gratitude overwhelmed me, but the feeling niggled that this was somehow an invasion of privacy. Fueled by an abundance of suddenly… Continue reading Walkers Welcome
I had the pleasure of joining Sadie Hawkins for an episode of Socially-Distant Networking, where we talked about creativity, confidence, rejection, improvisation, tarot reading, labyrinth walking, Burning Man, belly dancing, and so much more.
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If you're reading this, it means you've been gifted a jar of preserved lemons, or you've been diggin' through blog posts on this website. In either case, enjoy! What are preserved lemons and how do I use them? Your jar contains fresh fruit packed with salt, fresh lemon juice, cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, coriander, cloves, and… Continue reading Cooking with Preserved Lemons
Now the Enrichment store has a beautifully diverse selection of goods and services available, including workshops for the adventurous. Click into the categories, or browse through the store above. Shop local!
Fall is right around the corner, and everywhere I sense the approaching tang of autumn and cycles curving back around. Thanks to you, dear supporters, I’ve transitioned into a new phase: sending query letters and proposal packages to this agent and that publisher, and my newest touchstones seem to be patience and resilience. Each step brings surprises;… Continue reading Seasons are Changing, and the Hunt for a Publisher is ON!