“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.” ~ JM Barrie, Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Would Never Grow Up James Matthew Barrie, a child during the Victorian Era, grew up to write one the beloved tale of Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Would Never Grow Up. As … Continue reading Lessons for saying goodbye from JM Barrie
American politics are in complete chaos - still. I've had to deactivate my facebook. I refuse to listen to the news. My sensitive soul can't stand the policies being put in place that harm people I love. From the theft our our nation's public lands by hungry investors, to using military force to block refugees … Continue reading Trans Rights are Human Rights
Recently I read my four and a half year old (that half is SO important!) "Just Being Audrey" by Margaret Carrillo and Illustrated by Julia Denos. We were so late to bedtime because I made time to go to yoga for the first time since October (thank you for the Fleetwood Mac class, Rebel Yell!). … Continue reading The Audrey Look
When in college, I participated in a program to provide peer to peer support for young women impacted by rape and domestic abuse. The thing I remember most was that on the last day of our training, one of the participants shared that she was a survivor. My heart dropped and I felt uncomfortable. I … Continue reading Walk for HAWC
When I was a little girl, my family bought a lot of our books at yard sales (tag sales!) and flea markets. I still love a good used book! One of the most influential books I've ever read came from one of these days of shopping - Born Free, by Joy Adamson. My copy is … Continue reading Musings: Born Free, Joy Adamson
Yesterday a child in my city was killed, accidentally, by a passing train. This child, who was 11 years old, was locally known as a hero. Jaydon, who, while fishing with a friend, noticed a non-responsive man floating in the ocean, swam out to bring that man to shore where others attempted CPR. The swimmer … Continue reading Goodbye, Jaydon. Please help.