Changing Direction: The Patterns and Roles We Choose

The years I spent in international development, and as an international executive made clear to me the repeated and systemic patterns of sexism, racism and classism, all deeply embedded in US culture.

In Loving Memory of Babar

The arrival of the Summer Solstice seemed an apt time to express my deep gratitude for the life of a very special being. The day marked two weeks since the passing of Babar, the majestic herd leader at Beaumont Farms. 

However, the words did not come.

The past weeks have been heavy hearted and filled with losses, both personally and collectively, not the least of which was Babar’s passing.

I still have not found my words.

The Power of Invitation


The Gift of Boundaries

Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious.  You get to choose how you use it.  You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.  -Anna Taylor


Small Moves for Clarity + Direction

This morning, I watched a snail wake up to the day. It was utterly inspiring. She was nestled in her shell, hanging with her underbelly side up, on a small branch, with her eyes closed and her faced tucked in. She peaked out, assessed her surroundings, and went back to resting.