Shining a Light (an announcement)

Shining a Light (an announcement)

I’ll be introducing a new feature on this blog. I’m calling it Southern Spotlight and I’m totally stoked about it, because I’ll get shine a light on some of the extraordinary people I’ve met on this journey. One of the things I enjoy about the South is its abundance and celebration of art. Nearly every … Continue reading

Do Plants Have Feelings? a personal story

Do Plants Have Feelings? a personal story

This is the story of a plant. It’s also a story about consciousness, love, and thought. *** I have one houseplant. Just one. It was given to me several months ago by someone I absolutely adore. At first I was nervous about the plant. It was a shamrock. I knew nothing about shamrocks. And although … Continue reading

Don’t Panic. Okay, maybe panic a little

Don’t Panic. Okay, maybe panic a little

Alabama is wild and wonderful. That’s not the official slogan, but I think it should be. Since my quirky adventure in moving here, I’ve witnessed both. Like ice storms in February, which sent my car sliding backwards downhill. With March came blooming dogwoods which took my breath away, as did allergies and red, welty-bites from … Continue reading

From Nothing to Abundance in Alabama

From Nothing to Abundance in Alabama

“We’re better off for all that we let in.” Indigo Girls Happy New Year from Huntsville, Alabama! I’m writing this post from my dining room table, up inside my charming little apartment near the cemetery that I told you about last post. The morning light is spilling in through one of the alcove windows, and … Continue reading

Giving Thanks in Rocket City: my new home!

Giving Thanks in Rocket City: my new home!

Well, it’s official. I’m never leaving Alabama. At least not willingly… Never in my life did I think I would wind up here. When I left Colorado on my quirky journey two months ago, my visit to Alabama wasn’t even certain. If anything, I was going to “swing by” for a couple of days. But … Continue reading

30 Days on the Road: what have I learned?

30 Days on the Road: what have I learned?

Hey Friends– Happy (almost) Halloween! I’ve been on the road 30 days now! Can you believe it? It’s been a life changing experience that just keeps getting richer and more beautiful, even when complications arise… Shortly after my last post, my bank decided that someone had hijacked my card and was traipsing across America buying … Continue reading