When Nature Gets Too Real (yes this is a rerun)

If you feel like you’ve seen this before, you’re not dreaming or hallucinating or being delusional.  Since we’ve got déjà vu on flooding around the Gulf, I’m rerunning an earlier post.  The information below the line will all be new. Sometimes Nature gets really overwhelming and it’s really hard to stay connected. …

Grandmother Earth

Community or Commodity?

Have you ever met someone who refers to herself with the royal “we”?  Actually, he’s not so far off the truth. All of us together are a community, yes, but each of us individually is a community.  Just try digesting your last pizza and beer without a balance of the trillions of…

When Nature Gets Too Real

We’ve been talking about nature – Nature – for the past few newsletters.  Okay, I’ve been talking and you’ve, presumably, been listening.  (Remember, that comment space down there is to establish a dialog.) Sometimes Nature gets really overwhelming and it’s really hard to stay connected.  We’ve had a lot of that lately…

Tuning to Nature

Spring is in full fling here in the northern hemisphere, with bursting flowers and singing birds making nature all Disney, all the time.  Of course, those of you in the south are in the “wait a minute!” line, looking at the remains of coloured leaves and short, chill days. So what if…

Nurture the Nature

Last month, you had an opportunity to look at some of your attitudes toward your body.  In the tried and true tradition of connecting microcosm with macrocosm, let’s consider how that reflects your relationship with your very own home planet, Earth. (Okay, I just know some of you out there are reminding…

Who Do You Love?

How much do you love your little slice of nature: your body? Tell the truth.  If your sweetheart treated you the way you treat your body, would you break up with him or her? If you poured the stuff you pour into – or onto — your body into your water, would…