your mask, your psyche, your truth.

your mask, your psyche, your truth.

The psychological impact of COVID is likely to take far longer to recover from, than the virus itself. I passed a group of hikers who were moving slowly on this trail… all of them wearing masks. And my heart hurt. Because the whole mask issue has become yet another...

July 4th: Story of Freedom or Fear?

Twenty-some years ago, I wrote my master’s thesis on the topic of the Fourth of July.  As a student of the history of the American West, I looked at how different communities celebrated this national holiday in 1876, the centennial celebration of the birth of the...
trust your WILDNESS.

trust your WILDNESS.

*** what do you think — does this story need a “warning: do not try this at home” disclaimer? *** A few years ago I was hiking in Grand Teton National Park, heading to Phelps Lake for an afternoon of swimming, meditation, and reconnecting with my...