Hey Friends! Just wrapping up a “NO EFFORT” November stack over here. Started with a 36 hour bone broth fast (prompted with some FGP friends who took on 4-5 day water fasts) then rolled into a Whole30. Basically 30 days of meats, veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds… No sugar, toxic oils, grains, etc. I try to… Read More “No Effort” November
Practicing “No Effort” November unveiled meaningul conversations in person, on the phone, through email and text leading me into Deeper Yes’ within myself.… Read More Quarter IV: Inktober, Whole30 and Social Media Fasts
Growing. Healing. Revolving. Believing.Flow Cycle – Struggle. Release. Flow. Recover.Being in Flow starts with, yep, Struggle.Perhaps experienced as grief, sadness, disconnection, a loss of story/identity/dreams…Ever been in this boat?Check out Dr. RBF’s post on ‘The Struggle is Real’And you know what? The trepidation of struggle can still be frightening. Fall is coming and so is winter.… Read More Quarter III 2019: September Re – Treat’s & New Creative Directions
Having all of my college Pi Beta Phi Sorority pledge sisters in Cannon Beach, OR from Utah and around the world to celebrate our 20th Reunion of pledging together in August of 1999 was life affirming. There’s just something about a dream coming to reality that you never knew you really had and watching it… Read More Quarter III 2019: August ~ Re – U – nion’s Times Two
We BLOSSOMED together, because Dreams shared are:What connects us. Deeper. Through nature. Nurturing one another. This year’s deep dive came through on a two week in the woods self made camping retreat. Unplugging the phone (there’s no service), email, internet portals, social media, external obligations, all gone.Closing up shop to… feel into the depths of ourselves… Read More Quarter III 2019: August ~ Campouts & Connecture
“There’s treasure down there!” the little boy at Indian Beach parking lot yelled at us.“We’re on our way to find it!” I yelled back matching his tone. The little boys Dad laughed behind him. Gretchen was laughing behind me.I wonder what would happen if someone went through this rock?July fifth twenty nineteen. Seven a.m. We… Read More Quarter III 2019: July ~ Sharing Dreams & Unfolding Gems
An overview of the last three months with segways into July, August and September.
New Posts coming every day this week!… Read More Quarter III 2019: Unfolding Gems, Re-U-nion’s, Re-Treats & the Sweet Smell of Fall
April started with the sweetest Surprise from family friends The Seljestad’s. Travelling on Spring Break through Washington I got a call early on Tuesday (which I missed due to digital detox) and a voicemail from Dave that said, “We’re driving through the Gorge and headed your way! Hope you’re home!” From the Wasatch… Read More Quarter Two 2019: Enveloping Love, Surprises & New Directions!
What. A. Year ! ! ! …And we didn’t even see it coming! In the Fall of 2017 Gretchen and I moved from Portland, OR out to the Oregon Coast Range country for a short stint. We happily survived months of no water, no facilities, limited electricity, and no fridge. Talk about fun! But we… Read More 2018 Year In Review
#STS Is about raising our heads, facing the day, with strength, with our shoulders back, ready, capable, willing and able. This motto has weaved its way throughout my life for the last 13 years. Inspired by an incident where I was doing everything opposite of these notions and words for years. I realized in this… Read More #StandTallandStrong