Under a shady tree

Under a shady tree

My friend Gail Picillo is a beautiful writer, thinker, healer, yogini, and person. Gail responded to Monday‘s¬†query about quieting your mind, finding contentment, your happy with a new poem. Amazing. I find my contentment by settling in under a shady tree by the...

Adventures in North Greenbush

It was a glorious Mother’s Day weekend, right here at home. Mostly. On the trail Daniel made for us, discovering loads of fern, moss, and honeysuckle with Owen and Blair. Worked on my inner and outer strength and present moment attention Saturday morning at...

A very fine day

We’re so blessed to have a trail in our backyard. We’re lucky to have a yard, of course. The kiddos and I recently ventured out to look for signs of spring amid the still mostly brown earth. We bundled up and I took a few pictures. (I know…surprise,...

My favorite, the Willow tree

They are the first to grow their leaves in the spring and the last to lose them in the fall. Like a good friend, they are there for the transitions. Willows are known for their fortitude and tenacity to live. Gentility, strength, elegance, shelter from the...
Thank you, Daniel

Thank you, Daniel

One of my most inspiring yoga teachers, Jennilee Toner, introduced me to the walking meditation. Then my dynamite husband created this beautiful trail behind our house for quiet–and not so quiet with the kids!–fresh air. My grandfather walked with his dogs...