Enemies

This year I am acutely aware that what I was called to do was heal my relationships with the people I am judging to have wounded the land. This became an uncomfortable practice as I [...]

Gratitude for nature’s spaces

Louise and I decided to give gratitude to our nature spaces (Louise’s balcony and my garden ) that nurtured us through lockdown. We each spent time there at the weekend, reflecting and being with the [...]

Centered at Home

This year, I placed the Radical Joy banner on our front door along with the "welcome but keep your distance" sign and a heart from Montpelier's annual Valentine Phantom who leaves hearts ALL OVER Montpelier. [...]

Lasting Stewardship

Modoc National forest is the homeland of the Modoc native peoples who were, like so many other native peoples, were driven from their homes force marched from northern California to Oklahoma where they were forced [...]

Forgiving and figuring out

I have had a very difficult time doing this practice this week. I loved the zoom introduction and speakers last week and followed all of the questions and responses online even though I haven’t participated [...]

Wounded Rivers/Wounded People

Story & Experience This year, 2020, I once again, returned to the banks of the Ohio River near Green Bottom, WV for my Global Earth Exchange. The Ohio River is the most polluted River in [...]

Garden Earth Exchange

Our Earth Exchange this morning was at the garden I have been attending. It is a lovely garden enjoyed by many in the city park, although its beauty is now “western” artifice. This dry place [...]