cows grazing
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October 23, 2019

Cover Letter Three

August 5, 2019 Dear Animal Rescue Foundation Team, With over a decade of experience working in…
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view from mt diablo
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August 20, 2019

Cover Letter Two

July 17, 2019 Dear Save Mount Diablo Team, View of Mt. Diablo from Briones through…
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labyrinth
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August 5, 2019

Cover Letter One

May 2, 2019 Dear Mindful Life Project, I recently participated in the Mindful Life Project…
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March 8, 2019

Reflections on reading

I am going into the vault of my masters program and am bringing my work into the light of day. Please enjoy my early reflections after reading  Sapiens: A brief…
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Lake Merritt
etc.
November 23, 2018

Birth & Death

My first poem. 9/27/2018 9:30pm   Today is my birthday. My mother loves this day.…
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Education
November 17, 2018

Educational Autobiography

I am privileged. I am white. I had my infancy in the 80’s, my adolescence…
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Kindness
February 18, 2017

Most sustainable?

What is most sustainable: avoiding and buying new alternatives or buying used stuff? Shoes, bags,…
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insight timer world
Mindfulness
December 29, 2016

Cultivate a mindfulness practice in 2017

As 2016 ends so another year dawns.  Expand your consciousness in 2017 with a daily…
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October 10, 2016

Birthday Musings

October 10, 2016 My 35th birthday was about two weeks ago.  A memorable one, for…
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In Nature
July 21, 2016

On adopting a dog and growing in love.

So we recently adopted a dog named io.  How do you spell that? I <pause>…
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various raised garden beds at Life Lab
Education
June 1, 2016

The apparent bad taste of the word vegan.

View of the outdoor kitchen at Life Lab at the UCSC Campus. Vegan is a word, like so many others, used almost as a derogatory judgement about someone else, regarding…
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etc.
January 23, 2016

Do Parents Matter? Turns out- No.

Not as much as we think they do. I recently read an article by Malcolm…
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December 30, 2015

Who is Actually Doing Their Part to Conserve Water?

Can you guess? Do you have a clue?  Even want to know?  Vegans! If you spent any time at the library recently, you might find a phamlet like I recently…
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December 8, 2015

In Gratitude: Ripples and Reflection

I recently picked a card from my Crystal Ally Cards, Amazonite, personal truth. The author and…
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October 15, 2015

Moving- a time to lighten your load.

I recently did this whole thing. Packed up all of my and my partners belongings…
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September 29, 2015

Allowing your creativity to flow

creative adjective having the quality or power of creating. resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc.;…
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August 10, 2015

How deep big dairy goes…

Taken in Los Angeles while I was there for my brother's wedding, a very welcome…
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after-awkening
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August 1, 2015

After Inner Awakening

Its day 8 being back in the states and I am still processing.  I am not sure how long it will take, whether it will even be completed or if…
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wedded-bliss
etc.
June 22, 2015

Wedded Bliss

June 21, 20015 It has been a week since my brother's wedding, which was more…
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Holistic
June 7, 2015

Why I teach about essential oils

This is one of the first questions that you pose to yourself when you are…
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Holistic
May 19, 2015

How do you stanch the flow?

A visit from aunt flo, riding the cotton pony, your time of the month, the…
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Expansion
May 11, 2015

You have a pineal gland for that

A pine cone shaped gland, nestled in the center of our brain between the two…
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Holistic
April 29, 2015

Flavoring with Essential Oils

Essential oils can be used to create flavors in the kitchen.  Oils that are made…
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