Minding the Body

Minding the Body

My mind springs in Spring like a frenzy of overshot pinballs. It races, paces, waiting for some kind of ‘ding.’...

Building Shelter

Building Shelter

I have been pondering the formidable concept of ‘shelter’ on many levels, thanks to the latest Are You Book Enough...

Trail Legs 2020

Trail Legs 2020

It has arrived. The end of a year that will blazon the pages of every future history book. I am...

Quarantine: Making Time

Quarantine: Making Time

The world has been brought to its knees by a viral force, dead-set on dividing and conquering. Revealing true leaders...

At Home with Growing Wild

At Home with Growing Wild

I should probably be gathering numbers right now to give to my tax accountant, aka my husband. But today I...

Counting Uncountable Miles

Counting Uncountable Miles

  It’s January, and crazy-cold out there. Or maybe just crazy. But I switchback along in my studio, squinting for...

Birthday Gift on the Trail

Birthday Gift on the Trail

Sometimes a knock on the head can set priorities straight, as I learned at the unexpected ending of my 4-day...

Illustrated Secrets of American Hero

Illustrated Secrets of American Hero

NOTE: I wrote this article as a guest blogger for Midgard Education Publishing, so it is also published here. One...

Lifelines Go On…

Lifelines Go On…

  Lately I seem to be drawn to line. So to speak. Drawn to letting it be a force of...

Climbing: Learning How to Fall

Climbing: Learning How to Fall

I still remember the first time I walked into my local climbing gym, The Cliffs at Valhalla, about a dozen...