Category Archives: Nature

Swimming Naked: How a supermodel, a skinny dip and the Source helped me silence my voice of shame.

I had to travel halfway around the world, make friends with a supermodel, and skinny dip for the first time in my 42 years on this earth before I learned to silence the voice of shame inside my head that had haunted and followed me most every day of my life. I’d started my morning […]

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Vote for Me!

My picture below of Madelyn floating in Lake Hopatcong has been entered in a photography contest. Vote by “liking” my picture on the Lake Hopatcong News and Reviews Scenic Photo Contest link which can be found below. All votes must be in by Tuesday, July 10th at midnight. As always, thanks for your support! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=490049867676663&set=a.490047144343602.131151.113326322015688&type=3&theater […]

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Hiking the Palisades

I opened my eyes last Sunday morning at 6:49am. Falling back to sleep was useless. I was up, mind racing — what to do on this beautiful Indian summer day? I can count on one hand the number of people that I could call at that hour who wouldn’t curse me out; Maggie is one. […]

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A Tonic

Joyce-Anne Locking once said, “Like apples to the mind. one poem per day, read, written or listened to, acts as a tonic to keep thoughts healthy.” I’ve been gulping down quite a bit of poetry lately. While I am not sure it is keeping my thoughts healthy, this tonic clearly makes my heart open and […]

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