Posts Categorized: Family

Folk Art Market Is Here!

The International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe is on! The opening ceremony welcomed 180 artists from small villages in six continents looking like a mini olympic opening. This three-day event has been called the best art market in the United States by USA Today. It generates more income for some artists than they make… Read more »

Honoring at Powwow

The Native American powwow originated for the purpose of various tribes to join together in dancing, singing, renewing old friendships and making new ones. It also served as a way for waring tribes to meet and learn about each other’s cultures in the hope of lessening their conflicts. It evolved as the peoples’ needs changed… Read more »

Reaching into the Muck

My qigong form has a movement where you reach behind you into an imaginary pond of stagnant water and scoop up something that has been hiding in darkness. You carry it forward in your open palm into the light, cleansing and transforming it, using your gentle energy to lift and alchemize it from dense sediment… Read more »

Arriving with No Limits

Babysitting for my two young grandchildren and watching them jump into life with abandon have made me acutely aware that we come into this world with no limits. We have no innate brakes that control our physical and emotional expressions or modulate our dreams and expectations. Everything is possible; nothing fits into a box. Categories… Read more »

Mom Tweets

My eighty-eight-year-old mother surprises me again.  Last year she learned how to text.  I remember her first text, “I am texting.” Now she wants to learn how to tweet.  Why?  Because politicians tweet and she wants to let them know what she thinks. Amazing!  Remarkable!  Inspiring! Share!TumblrStumbleUponPrintPinterestLinkedinTwitterFacebookemail

A Valentine Day of Loving

Happy Valentine’s Day! A time of love and of feeling wanted. A day to show appreciation and to feel appreciated, to celebrate love and connection, romance and companionship, chocolate and jewelry, a shining Hallmark moment. On this Valentine’s Day, I wish for you the most precious gift that you can receive. And that gift is… Read more »

Seeking Authenticity

People are increasingly aware of authenticity, in our politicians, friends, family and in ourselves.  Who can we trust to be true to his/her word?  Who is behind the facade of electability?  Who is at the core when the layers of the onion are peeled back? I have always been interested in being real.  I know… Read more »