Showing up messy is … resistance

Acknowledging my colonial settler privilege in living and working on the unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe People, in progress of learning right relationship with the land and its First People. Messy. As I type this the tears are drying on my cheeks from a big snotty cry because my grrl is leaving me again.My … Continue reading Showing up messy is … resistance

3 Questions for the Full Moon in August

low angle photography of full moon under silhouette of tall trees

Welcome to Leo season dear friends! The full moon arrives on August 11 at 9:36 p.m. in the Eastern time zone. I always look forward to Sarah Kemp’s Moonlight and Manifesting full moon guided practices (via - you can follow without subscribing to read public posts). If you’re interested, you can find all of … Continue reading 3 Questions for the Full Moon in August

Dreaming of Blue Bears

Photo: From the Self-Centred Newsletter Say what you will about social media – it’s a double-edged sword and, like most of us, I get caught up in doom scrolling for more time than I like – but I do love the ‘memories’ features that reminds me of where I was on this day last … Continue reading Dreaming of Blue Bears

Self-Centred: Solstice Edition

My self-centred journey from politics to trauma informed healing. Because the world absolutely needs changing. Solstice season is a time for shedding the detritus of the past, and clearing space for new beginnings. What better time to be self-centred? How wonderful that we live connected to the Earth and its seasons of renewal and decay … Continue reading Self-Centred: Solstice Edition

Speaking of Dragonflies

Speaking of Dragonflies - Watercolour painting of a dragonfly

(reposted from July 2020 with an updated comprehensive guide to dragonflies from In my experience, dragonflies have never posed a physical threat. I teased David once that he must have some Disney princess in him when a persistent dragonfly kept landing on his face and t-shirt while we walked in the woods one day. … Continue reading Speaking of Dragonflies

Crone Connection – February 2 2022

Hey Beautiful Human, How are you doing? Really? In my last newsletter I talked about feeling like January was the 13th month of 2021 – in other words, it didn’t feel very new year-y. It’s February now – Happy Ground Hog Day for those celebrating. And we’ve moved into the new Lunar Year. The year … Continue reading Crone Connection – February 2 2022