Wilderness — A Meditation

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The Swan

"This clumsy living that moves lumbering as if in ropes through what is not done, reminds us of the awkward way the swan walks. And to die, which is the letting go of the ground we stand on and cling to every day, is like the swan, when he nervously lets himself down into the water, which receives him gaily and which flows joyfully under and after him, wave after wave, while the swan, unmoving and marvelously calm, is pleased to be carried, each moment more fully grown, more like a king, further and further on."
  Rainer Maria Rilke 

translated by Robert Bly - Crossing the Unknown Sea

Thursday, May 29, 2014

My Favorite Media Designer

 Anjana's work can be found at this web addy.  I'm sure you will find yourself enjoying her sweet sense of humour and her creative use of color, print and space.  Check her out!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

12 Rituals

worth a read..check it out!

Monday, May 19, 2014


 It has been a difficult unpacking of my psyche, but the list of items Customs tried unsuccessfully to keep out of the country included a determination never to be the same traveler who set forth from my parents home forty years before. Wilderness, my home on the planet, provides a space in which acceptance of self is not only a challenge but also an accomplished fact.

Monday, May 12, 2014


Istoriesmearkoudes make up the background of my newest novel.  So..all I have to do is talk the creator of this wonderful picture depicting istoriesmearkoudes to let me use the picture on the cover of my book.

Other titles I have used include:
A Modern Myth
Watarrka Sunrise
Immodest Exposure
Midnight Across the Equator
Two in the Bush
Veteran Abecedarian
Bogs of Misunderstanding—High Terrains of Pleasure

Please check out the further work of Anjana at this web address and the Huffington Post article at          and


Wednesday, May 07, 2014

And this drop can't sleep

This is what I do when it's 3 o'clock in the morning and I haven't been to sleep the sun rise over the oceans.

Sigh! Hope yours is a fine day..

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Hymn to Her