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Month: November 2014

Wonder Watching to Recharge our Batteries

Wonder Watching to Recharge our Batteries

Do you ever experience creative battery drain?  I do! And it  doesn’t always happen after a big event. It may come as a result of many  smaller things.   My father used to give this weariness in spirit a name;  he called it “being  eaten alive by ants. ”   We put our energy into a variety of places.   As ones who are growing and changing, it is important to stop and check in with ourselves.  Sometimes when my…

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Expanding Creativity with a Visit to Heartseed Farm

Expanding Creativity with a Visit to Heartseed Farm

In the field, the corn, in it’s various heights, is talking with the wind, creating conversation in rustles whispered down to the squash…    My dozing writer’s ear is startled with amazement. I stare at this newsletter from an organic farm in Chico, CA.    I am ambushed by these words and suddenly transported into rich, black earth. I stand in the last days of summer, listening.  This newsletter announces which seasonal fruits and vegetables members will receive in their…

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