On what brings us joy, friendship, happy surprises, and other fodder for making hearts lighter in the darkest of times...
Among the Redwoods | A Winter WalkWatch now (11 min) | SPECIAL BONUS for paid subscribers: A walking meditation from a redwood forest in Big Sur. As imperfect as it is (I hope…
Looking for the light during Advent and in every season
On grief, grace, and other things that show up with the turkey and cranberry sauce
After more than a year of confinement in our bunker by the sea, sacraments of interruption lead to an unexpected journey of discovery in the high…
Easter morning, we took the Christmas tree down...The light we'd yearned for, mustered and conjured during a seemingly endless, global tenebrae had…
Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! It wouldn't be the Feast of St. Patrick without some poetry, music, and a few prayers.
"Of science and the human heart, there is no limit..." This week I received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine—a miracle drug that…
"Poetry, the last lighthouse in rising seas." —Lawrence Ferlinghetti A celebration of the great man, who passed this week at age 101, and all things…
Solitude, alone-ness, and reclusive inklings loom in this still-strange, liminal time/space, as we mark the 1st anniversary of COVID life. Here are 10…
An ode to "Saint Coltrane," watch Irish police nail the #JerusalemaChallenge, take an aural field trip to Scotland, and a spin thru snowy Vermont…
A grab-bag of celestial and terrestrial awesomeness in this week's dispatch— from space portals and urban owl spotting to the sounds of the Harlem…