Monthly Archives: March 2021

Dear Reader 3.7.21

Dear Reader, If there’s anything more lovely than having the time and space to luxuriate in a sunrise in early March, I haven’t found it yet. Despite having a long (and ever-growing) list of to-dos to accomplish before heading back to school tomorrow, I allowed myself to watch the orange yolk of the sun crack […]

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Time to Write: Creating Mental Space

I recently began coursework to become a meditation teacher. Over the course of the last several years and especially during COVID, I finally managed to pin down a seated meditation practice that had become part of my every day. Sometimes I’d sit fifteen minutes; other times I managed to calm myself down into an hour […]

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By the Lake

By the lake in our rented cottage is when we were happiest Our noses burned pink  and freckled cheeks From racing down the beach In those sweltering sunny days of late July Made bearable by breezes That smelled of fish and fresh air That whipped our hair into knots And our Great Lake into white […]

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Spring…or wishful thinking?

Yesterday I added 3.25 miles to my daily total on the trail. While the snow has melted with the exception of the hard-packed edges, the northerly winds still bit as they blew. I got a little excited at seeing bits of blue sky, which made me hopeful for spring. I’m not going to be foolish […]

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Pens over Pixels: 5 Articles on the Value of Writing Longhand

As a followup to our first lesson on writing Friday, (Time to Write! Let’s Get Tactile) , I’ve curated a collection of five articles that investigate the paper & pencil vs. keyboard and screen conundrum. Mostly for your reading pleasure, as I geek out on such debates–remember, the ultimate choice is yours and how it […]

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