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Dancing Through Life with Snowpigs

I’ve started to notice a creeping change among my friends. It seems to come with age, and the lack of necessity and desire to make do with less than perfect weather. The idea that... 



Growing Community

There is looking, there is seeing, and then there is vision. When I arrived at Simms Creek Park, I looked at the broken fences, the garbage in the corner, the lone cold concrete picnic... 



Dancing Through Life

I have recently noticed an epidemic afoot in the general population that seriously disturbs me. I call it the “near life experience.”  I didn’t invent that term, and can’t... 



Dancing Through Life: Happily

I like to read, and although I’ve been told numerous times that my habit of reading while I eat lunch is not healthy, I persist. Some days that’s the only time I get to indulge... 



Dancing Through Life: Spring

For some people, spring arrives with the first crocus bloom, or perhaps a snowdrop. For me, it has to be a pussy willow. Something about the furry, plump “blossom” gives me not... 



Dancing Through Life – Winter

I know that I’m not the only one who finds winter weather less than ideal. Not the actual weather, really, but the diminished hours of light caused by our location on this planet.... 



Stay Home and Benefit

What is that well-known saying? Nothing is certain except change. The local economy is undergoing all kinds of change, and new ideas of living are springing up around us. The changing... 



Choosing to Listen

If there’s one thing I noticed while raising children, it was that the surest way to create a desire for something was to make it “off limits.” The TV show that I deemed to be... 



Expect the Unexpected

I read a news article today that made me stop and think. It seems that when economic factors play out in one part of the world, they have consequences in many other parts at the same... 



Living Large

For whatever reason, I have always been fascinated by the apparent contradictions I encounter while learning to live a life of spirit. Exploring how they come together and resolve,... 



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