Sanctum

Growing up a vanilla Methodist, the word sanctuary simply meant that place in church where the minister would drone on and on forever. It’s where I sang in the choir – a mostly social event for me – took communion, and sat on hard benches waiting for the day when I could make my own … More Sanctum

Blue Bird Day

It was 43 degrees in middle Florida this morning, so naturally I should go for a walk. I pulled on my longest pair of capris, shoved my feet into the shoes that just took me around India and Eastern Europe, wrapped my body in no less than four layers – since I was certain the … More Blue Bird Day

On a Mission

Today we ride the rails. We purchase our tickets at a window in a building with high ceilings and tall chandeliers of wrought iron. Long wooden benches, smooth from years of use, sit in formation facing the ticket windows in expectation. There are two people ahead of us. We didn’t order our tickets online, we chose … More On a Mission

Bird Nerd

  This morning I rose earlier than usual to sub a yoga class at 8 am.  I did my morning practices, got myself together and left for the studio in plenty of time. On my way, I pass by sod fields daily. The busy road bisects the lush spring green carpets of grass into north and … More Bird Nerd

WPC – Serenity

  To me the word Serenity conjures anything that allows me to exhale. Sigh. Release. Relax. Be present. For me that’s nature. Living in Florida has afforded me the incredible gift of a close personal relationship with nature. We have no mountains, and rarely snow, but we have mysterious swamps and glistening white sand beaches, palm … More WPC – Serenity