We are Still Here

This morning dawned warm and bright, with autumn's colors seemingly more prevalent across the landscape than they were last evening. While today is forecast to be in the mid-seventies, there is talk of snow in the mountains by the weekend. Today is Columbus Day,  a good day to consider the history of European influence in … Continue reading We are Still Here

Silence, Story, and Healing

The woods are increasingly silent. Now and then a blue jay or a nuthatch calls, or a squirrel scolds. The wind in the trees is low-pitched as it moves through the bare upper branches of the golden-yellow birches and beech trees. As the world grows quiet, our voices fill the evenings with story; it is … Continue reading Silence, Story, and Healing