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Surprised by My Own Unfolding

Hands Over Heart

“I would love to live as a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” John O’Donohue Have you ever had one of those moments when everything came together into a singularity of bliss? It never lasts for … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Flash in the snow

This morning I walked our dog Flash around the neighborhood. Turning a corner, I saw ahead of us two elderly smokers having a chat. Under my breath I complained to Flash about the upcoming pollution. I then held my breath … Continue reading

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When You Can’t See the Forest for the Trees


This past weekend my partner and I went to Muir Woods National Monument in search of Coho salmon, which are starting to work their way from the ocean into fresh water in order to spawn. Because of the heavy rains, … Continue reading

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