Tag Archives: synchronicity

Revisiting Beauty

A friend recently gave me John O’Donohue’s book, Beauty, and it helped explain why beauty is so important to me. If you have read my memoir, perhaps you recall the last paragraph about beauty: “We can own a photograph, or … Continue reading

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Wrapping It Up

As the season of gift giving is about to begin, I find myself reflecting on all that I’ve done, or not done, and what I want to do differently in the New Year. My urge to gather loose ends and … Continue reading

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Embodying Autumn

I have always had mixed feelings about autumn. As a child, it meant packing the freedom of summer into memory and dreading the impending homework that came with returning to school. Until I went away to North Country School, at … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah

For Jews around the world, this is the season of reflection and forgiveness. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to look at the ways in which we have transgressed and to apologize, personally, to anyone we may … Continue reading

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Labor

At this time of year many of us are transitioning from vacation back to work. It has me thinking about the meaning of labor. This twin hull boat model was made from a lobster buoy, slabs of granite for the … Continue reading

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Spring Turnover

Yesterday, as I was out walking with a friend, I heard ice crystals for the first time. With a little wind, the 5” melting slabs moving against one another will tinkle like wind chimes as they pile against each other … Continue reading

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Zoom!

      This past week has seen both Passover and Easter. These holidays remind me to think about renewal, rebirth and awe. A few days before Passover I saw a hummingbird feeding its young. I marveled at the speed … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Pacing

Oklahoma City is known as one of three horse show capitals of the country. Wellington, Florida and Lexington, Kentucky are the other two. Unlike the scene in the other two locations, shows in Oklahoma City don’t attract many spectators. My … Continue reading

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Defiance, Democracy, & Defense Mechanisms

            I’m outside my comfort zone today, but then isn’t everyone? I fear we are entering the age of anarchy, in which a growing number of extremist people believe they have a right – even … Continue reading

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Seize the Day!

            One of the things I treasure about New England is the invitation to live a “carpe diem” life. If you like the weather out there, seize the day, for it might be gone a … Continue reading

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