Interview: Sylvia Linsteadt + Elk Lines

The rugged and fog-softened beauty of the California coast. Myths, mysticism and re-wilding. Warm pots of tea and delightful trails through time-warn fables. This month I am delighted to be sharing an interview with one of my favorite authors alive– Sylvia Victor Linsteadt. Sylvia is both shamaness and wordsmith, a creator and collector…

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A Snow Globe, Shook

I was watching a cat, calico and sunning herself on the metal roof of our shed, when the weather suddenly shifted. One moment the light was grazing contentedly upon the emptied winter landscape and the next, the whole earth had clouded over with snow. Moody and feline, more than falling, the thick flurries raced…

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Thanks Giving: A Precious Cycle

Giving and Gratitude is a precious cycle of exchange that keeps us vital and alive. Every day, in a million ways, we are given incredible gifts. Sunlight, air, vision, purpose, family, and amazing opportunities for growth. These gifts are rained down upon us, softening the hard landscapes of our existence, encouraging us to…

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One a Day

A friend of my mine recently shared this inspiring ritual with me. Every February this friend gets together with a group of people and they all decide on a One a Day. Every day for the entire month of February each person in the group chooses one thing that they will do (no ifs,…

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