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My Best Girl, Dibsy

"How can I help you?", asked the kind-faced young woman at the front desk of my local animal shelter. "I'm here to pick up my dog's ashes", I stammered. "Your dog's ashes?", she queried. I laughed awkwardly, in an attempt to avoid bursting into tears. I presumed she...

They Called Me A Failure

Hello beautiful soul! When my sweet dog Dibsy passed on September 15, I decided I would foster a senior dog. I've always wanted to play a bigger part in helping animals find their forever homes. And senior dogs are the best: housetrained, calm, grateful, loving, and...

Silent Self-Care

Hello Beautiful Soul! This past weekend I gifted myself with a most exquisite experience. I participated in a sacred silence retreat which included yoga, meditation, walking meditation, journaling, and a beautifully prepared plant-based menu with fresh produce...

A Halloween Story

Hello Beautiful Soul! My apologies to the Halloween enthusiasts out there, but I am not a fan of Halloween. The majority of Halloween candy is destructive to the rainforests and I've never felt comfortable buying it for that reason. Much to my kids' embarrassment, we...

Life Beyond the Ordinary

Hello beautiful soul! A few weeks ago I had the honor of being a guest on John Burgos' show Beyond the Ordinary. It was one of the most enjoyable interviews I've ever done. John is a master host and our conversation flowed easily, infusing joy and laughter throughout...

Rockin’ the shirt

Several months after my divorce was finalized in 2020, I prepared for a professional photo shoot. I wanted some great family photos with my children and dogs, capturing the essence and strength of our family. It was also time for me to update my professional photos...

Check out my harvest!

This was an early August harvest from my generous garden. An enormous bunch of bananas and a huge bowl full of mangoes. Yes, I ate all the mangoes myself. Even though I'm allergic. #wecandohardthingsMother Earth is so generous with us.August marks one year since we...

Why I Refused to Climb

These sand cave photos were taken by my kids on a recent rock climb in Utah. Beautiful, no?These photos are the only visual I have of the sand caves because I did not accompany them on the steep climb.Nope, I waited for them at the bottom. It was our third hike of the...

My house breasts

A dear and talented soul sister (and breast cancer survivor) made these beautiful macramé breasts for me. I love them. They make me smile every time I see them.So, I hung them in my favorite room of the house: my kitchen.When I need some leverage with my teens, I...

The top 3 ways I used my intuition this week

In the last couple years, I have taken up gardening. It is now my favorite soul-nourishing, grounding, replenishing task to do during my busy week. I use my intuition to communicate (and receive communication) from the many plants that grow in my garden. Trusting my...
Homework

Homework

If you read my blog post from last week, you...

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