2023 Summer Solstice Greeting

2023 SUMMER SOLSTICE June 21st 10:57 a.m. ET   Have you been having a hard time with all the suffering, pain, grief, greed, violence, and fighting in the world? This Solstice message is offering an alternative to getting stuck in those things, and a way to help heal them. But first, a little background: As [...]

2023 Summer Solstice Greeting2023-06-21T13:51:19+00:00

2023 Spring Equinox Greeting

The Equinox begins on March 20th at 5:24 p.m. Deer Hearts,The picture above was taken the day after the Nor’Easter that fell upon the hills of western Massachusetts where I live. Three feet of snow fell here – places with higher elevation got even more snow than that. So much snow piled on top of [...]

2023 Spring Equinox Greeting2023-03-20T12:57:41+00:00

The 2022 Spring Equinox

The 2022 Spring Equinox is March 20th at 11:33 a.m. EST Deer Hearts,   This Spring is especially poignant with the physical, emotional and societal changes that we have all been going through for the last few years, and with world events that are breaking our hearts. Some of us may wonder if humans will [...]

The 2022 Spring Equinox2022-03-19T14:23:04+00:00

2021 Winter Solstice Message

Deer Hearts, A few months ago, I had one of the most amazing experiences of my life as a healer of animals. On a nice, sunny day at the end of October, I was driving up my road after having taken Ebbie for a walk in the woods. When I got in front of my [...]

2021 Winter Solstice Message2022-03-01T02:37:17+00:00

2021 Autumn Equinox Greeting

The Autumn equinox is a time of balance between darkness and light, and that surely describes perfectly the times we are living in, and attempting to find our way through. For most folks, stress levels are up, politics are dividing the country, and there’s a lot of Mouse Medicine happening. WHAT! Mouse Medicine??? Yes, stick [...]

2021 Autumn Equinox Greeting2022-03-01T02:31:17+00:00

Saturday Night ALIVE for the Global Peace Tribe

Hello again dear ones, This is a link to my part of the Forbes Library closing reception: In This Together: An Art and Poetry Exhibit on Human and Planetary Health, from the evening of August 31st, 2021 Change is the first poem. After reading the second poem, Live Like A Dog, don’t miss the ending, where I turn [...]

Saturday Night ALIVE for the Global Peace Tribe2022-03-01T02:22:47+00:00

Honorable Mention for article submission in 2021 Writer’s Digest Competition

I received an Honorable Mention for my article submission in this year’s Writer’s Digest Annual Competition. Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers in all genres through its Annual Writing Competition for 90 years. Winners of the 90th Annual competition will be announced in the Nov/Dec 2021 issue of Writer's Digest.

Honorable Mention for article submission in 2021 Writer’s Digest Competition2021-08-09T20:43:36+00:00

Forbes Library Exhibit: IN THIS TOGETHER: A Virtual Exhibit on Planetary and Human Health

I am honored and excited to have had two of the poems in the series I am currently working on about Love included in the Forbes Library Exhibit: IN THIS TOGETHER: A Virtual Exhibit on Planetary and Human Health. All the works chosen express how the past year and a half have impacted each of us, the [...]

Forbes Library Exhibit: IN THIS TOGETHER: A Virtual Exhibit on Planetary and Human Health2021-08-05T18:11:23+00:00

2021 Summer Solstice Message

SUMMER SOLSTICE  June 20th, 2021 11:31 p.m. EDT Hello Deer Hearts, First off — Happy Father’s Day to all you men who are fathers. May you be a magnificent example of a loving person to your children, so that they may model themselves after you. How are you all feeling about Spring already diving into [...]

2021 Summer Solstice Message2021-06-29T19:08:32+00:00

2021 Spring Equinox Message

THE SPRING EQUINOX is March 20th at 5:37 a.m. EDT Deer Hearts, How happy are we that long-awaited Spring is here? Ironically, as I jot down this message a few days before, there’s a snow squall outside my window here in Buckland, Massachusetts — ha ha! And yet, I know that Spring is inevitable. I’ve [...]

2021 Spring Equinox Message2021-03-22T17:54:44+00:00