pause, breathe, soften… love

dear friends, being overseas, mostly offline except for uploading some photos now and then – immersed in mama’s nature’s radiance and in relationship with so many beautiful, powerful souls, for an entire month was a sweet and rejuvenating respite. my time, in both indonesia and japan, was rich beyond measure, and i’m still integrating at […]

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falling leaves, spaces left

blessed equinox dear ones, the first twenty-one years of my life were lived in indiana and then massachusetts, where each year at this time, the foliage began an explosion of color and the air turned crisp like the apples. for the last twenty years, i’ve called the temperate, somewhat seasonless, climate of san francisco home, […]

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interdependence day

greetings friends — last week around the solstice, when the sun was shining it’s peak number of hours, i danced on the roof with a small group of close friends. we laughed and posed for hilarious photos and made shadow puppets with our bodies high up on the building across the street. we created impromptu […]

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mama love

blessed mother’s day dear ones, i just got off the phone with my mother, for whom i am eternally grateful. she is a passionate, compassionate, wise, fierce and beautiful woman who not only gave me the ultimate gift of life, but also a lifelong of unconditional love, support, and lessons on living a heart-centered, creative […]

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opening acts

happy (halfway through already) april friends! the word “april” comes from the latin root “aperire” which means “to open.” this is a month, within the season of spring, where there is more energy than ever to open up what has been closed… to blossom, all that’s been tightly wound into buds. each day offers us […]

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time, less?

greetings friends, a little less than a week ago, i flew across mountains, fields and time zones, back to california from the midwest where i had been leading a healing retreat and spending time with family and friends.  then, a couple days after arriving in SF, the clocks sprung forward on us all and my […]

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