March: Waking up…

  I remember the first time I was officially introduced to the plant Osha. I was living in the mountains of Colorado at the time, studying meditation and yoga asana at a residential ashram and retreat center. One of the yoga teacher trainees at the time was very enthusiastic about the native plants surrounding the … More March: Waking up…

Ways of Knowing

The birds that nest year-round in my neighborhood seem especially disoriented this morning. And why shouldn’t they be? Daytime temperatures in western Wisconsin have hovered just below 40 degrees for the past two weeks, with sweet sun showers powerful enough to warm us right to our bones. This had been a most welcome contrast to … More Ways of Knowing