Category Archives: Outdoors

sorrel

Yesterday I took a walk in the field near our house, and I came upon some sorrel. My mother introduced me to this plant when I was a kid and I love its sour, tangy taste. I crouched down and … Continue reading

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all-one

“In order to converse with the wild feminine, a woman must temporarily leave the world and inhabit a state of aloneness in the oldest sense of the word. Long ago the word alone was treated as two words, all one. To be all one … Continue reading

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Cape Clear

Since I was a teenager, I had heard about Cape Clear. The first time was from my friend Morgan (hi hon!), who came in to visit me at the pottery store where I worked in the summers, and told me … Continue reading

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long weekends are the best!

Time is flying these days. But the long weekend was glorious. The weather was beautiful, I got to see some friends, and have tea and catch-up chats, and take some nice walks, but also have some chilled-out time at home. … Continue reading

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Sacred Sundays: Red Island Trail

This past Sunday, the 6th, was the third one in a row that I have been able to go for a hike by myself, somewhere in nature. (It can be by the ocean, or by a river, or just woods … Continue reading

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sacred sundays: uisge ban falls

I was raised by an agnostic and a Buddhist, both of whom didn’t care one way or another for church services. As a result, my brother and I weren’t discouraged nor encouraged to attend church – if we wanted to, … Continue reading

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lumiere, here i come!!

This coming Saturday, I’m so excited to check out Lumiere in Sydney! (These are all photos of the 2012 Lumiere, courtesy of the lovely Alyce MacLean, the festival’s marketing coordinator.) I hadn’t been able to attend the past two Lumieres, simply … Continue reading

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