Two Down, 18 to Go

DisaPPOINted! I’m not one to throttle you with condemnation or pontificate from my personal soapbox, but a couple of weeks ago I threw down a gauntlet. Perhaps when you reach nearly 6,000 followers (and really, truly, thank you, everyone) you begin to harbor delusions of grandeur. Perhaps you begin to believe that people will follow…

Water that Kills

I’ve broken a promise, and for that I’m sorry. You see, almost a year ago I made a pledge. Earth Hour was approaching, and I made what is called an “I Will if You Will” video and challenge, promising to never, ever in my life order bottled water in a restaurant if 50 people would…

Plants, Poisons, and the Future of Life on Earth

A couple of weeks ago I witnessed an episode of child abuse. Now you may disagree and yes, the term I’m using is  inflammatory. What I saw comes under no government’s  statutes of mistreatment and may, in fact, be seen as  reasonable and rational child protection by some. Let me  explain. We were wandering around…

Montserrat – The Spiritual Soul of Catalonia

One of the pitfalls of extensive travel is developing a higher ‘wow’ threshold, of, like an adrenaline junkie seeking ever-increasing danger in order to get the pituitary glands pumping endorphins, needing more spectacular scenery or more exotic architecture to impress you. The first time you fly over the Alps you’re glued to the window –…

A Morning in the Garden

Yesterday was a bit showery (we had outrageous thunderstorms in the evening), so G and I mostly just played it cool at home. During a break in the rain we went down to the garden to get out of the house, and had a marvelous time looking for critters and finding out what was in…

Nature: It Might Just Save Your Life

Normally I don’t publish material from other sources, but when this Facebook friend’s post popped up confirming many of the things that I’ve felt intuitively (but, sadly, without solid science to back me up), I felt like I needed to share it. It comes originally from a page called Spirit Science and Metaphysics, which, admittedly,…