Dreamers of the Dream

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams.  Yet we are movers and shakers of the world forever it seems. Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy How do you make music? … More Dreamers of the Dream

A Summer Day

Wake up to bird song, or waves or whispering pines.  Open your eyes to the dawning of a new day, and wander toward voices when you are ready for company of the community. Stretch your body, swim, kayak, run, hike.  Let your body move how it wants to move as the light starts to fill the … More A Summer Day

Dance in Jubilation

May Day is a day that I remember celebrating in early elementary school by making a basket filled with paper flowers to give to my mother.  I can recall giving it to her out in our backyard while standing next to the flowering lilac bush.  In the memory, the lilacs are filling the air with their sweet … More Dance in Jubilation

Subtle Splendor

When you think of your wild nature, what comes to mind?  Are you running through an old growth forest on the heels of a wolf? Diving naked into a cool pool of water?  Howling at the full moon as you dance around a fire?  Maybe you are doing all of those things.  And if you are, … More Subtle Splendor

A Wild Calling

I started re-reading Clarissa Pinkola Estes’ book Women Who Run With the Wolves about a month ago. The very short synopsis is that it’s a conglomeration of ancient folk stories, myths and fairy tales from all over the world that illustrate the importance of holding onto the wild is present in all women (and men).  The book is about the powerful … More A Wild Calling