Tag Archives: Relationships

No Justice for Wild Horses

Chased by helicopters long distances, separated from families, segregated by sex, by age, forced into trailers and transported long distances.  A steel gate crashes.  Freedom lost.  A number branded on the neck – another on the hip of older horses … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, My Beloved

Forty-five years ago today I married you, and you’ve  become my soul mate and partner, my best friend, my mentor and lover.   I was only eighteen, you were almost twenty-one. Young and in love, we embarked that day on … Continue reading

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Jordan – Journey’s End

Jordan March 25, 1997 to March 30, 2012 Lay down Your sweet and weary head Night is falling You’ve come to journey’s end Sleep now And dream of the ones who came before They are calling From across the distant … Continue reading

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Remembering Gunner

Pets come into our lives to show us how to live.   They teach us to live fully in the present moment and to cherish this one short precious life that we’ve been given.  They teach us what its like … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.   Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki This morning, I was thrilled to discover that my new friends Melissa Studdard  and Scott Lutz have written the story … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings

I’ve been watching the stack of cards from friends and family pile up on my kitchen table with growing anxiety. What am I going to write in my holiday letter this year? Yes, there have been adventures and travels. We have been … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

Three years ago today my mom passed away.  She had the biggest heart in the world the sweetest smile, and although she seldom shared much about her life with me, I cherish the few stories I did learn.  This is … Continue reading

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Surrounded by love

I’ve hardly mentioned one of the most important and amazing parts of my journey.  In 1966, at the age of 18, I met an incredible man in Mannheim, Germany.  His blue eyes and dimples stole my heart – but little … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis

We’ve been closely watching a pot of herbs in our back yard.  Several weeks ago we noticed it covered with caterpillars devastating the flat leafed parsley.  We watched like children as the caterpillars grew larger day by day, stripping the … Continue reading

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