A tap on my shoulder signals me to step into the center of a circle of partygoers. This is a dance-off on an autumn Sunday night. A thin, bearded man has also been tagged and now stands in front of me. I start moving in an odd way, what feels like Elaine’s notorious dance on Seinfeld. I’ve never been […]
Please enjoy this guest post by Mary Corcoran. Alma Bella You are already a beautiful garden. You have endured gales and hurricanes, blizzards and blight. Now is your time to thrive. Make ready your inner spring. Trim back your overgrown, unwieldy self. Prune away what does not serve you. Clear the dried leaves, the sticks and […]
Recently I got a new bicycle. It is shiny red and black with a little flame near the handlebars. Though I have been an avid cycler since I was a child, for various reasons I have not ridden in several years. Now I am back in the saddle. On my first day I head into […]
I spent a decade writing a novel about a woman who races for a dream and gets something even better. Here is the video trailer. (Click on the cowgirl hat.) Please click here to learn more about The Baby Pact. At your local bookstore and on Amazon in October
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.—Plutarch It’s four in the morning. The world is dark as I don eye goggles and a mask in order to plunge into the unknown. No, I am not spelunking into a lava cave, nor am I diving deep into a tropical ocean, though this takes as much […]
Turquoise pools shimmer, palm trees wave and parakeets zip by. I paddle my kayak toward an infinity line with nothing but blue sky beyond, while the current pushes me into the unknown. Headed toward the fall’s lip, my fingers tremble on the paddle, my blades slice tentative strokes. I reach the edge and fly. Water […]
Remember in elementary school when you gave valentines to everyone in the class? The day was about innocent, universal love. Here, classmates in the great school of life, is my valentine to you!
In order to have fun kayaking, I have to get wet. I have to let the river flip me, pummel me and shoot water up my nose. It’s the same with having fun in life. Unfortunately, I don’t really want to do this. I want to float on the calm flat-water of the higher worlds. […]