Category Archives: Love, Life, and Family

Getting Schooled

As I’ve said, I was no great dancer-especially compared to my contemporaries and the visionaries of the time: Rachel Brice, Mardi Love, Heather Stants, Mira Betz, Frederique David, Elizabeth Strong, Jill Parker, Carolena Nericcio, Princess Farhana (who had just “come … Continue reading

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Moved and Inspired–Where’s my passport?

Tonight we saw The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. There is a saying in our house: The Universe doth provide. And how. We’ve had a rough start to 2014 in our house. Some of us are letting go of things and … Continue reading

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Motherhood

This Mother’s Day morning I woke from a beautiful dream. A dream that I’d had a baby boy. It was a little disconcerting, since I didn’t know I was pregnant. But the baby was there (strangely in my underwear, like … Continue reading

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The “Insert Color Here” Tent: Tales of Women’s Gatherings

  I’ve been busy. Somehow, I’m busier than ever, and I’m doing less for myself. I’ve missed writing. I’ve missed distilling down my thoughts, and filling in my own blanks as I take the time to contemplate. Over the past … Continue reading

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The Destruction of Helms Deep

I’m outside on a blanket in the beautiful pre-spring weather we are having. It must be 70 degrees. On my way to the beautiful spot I found, most of the chickens followed me in a raucous parade. They hung around … Continue reading

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Poem: Here’s A Rope: Tie It Around Me | Bedlam Farm Journal

I’ve been in love with Bedlam Farm Journal ever since the PF introduced me to it about a year and a half ago. There is always a brave and uplifting message that lets me know I’m not crazy for viewing … Continue reading

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Dancing Girls

Tuesday I returned to one of my first loves: Belly Dance. While I began as an American Cabaret Belly Dancer, I found Tribal Belly Dance (now known as American Tribal Style, or ATS), and was absolutely smitten. I made my … Continue reading

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