What to do with remnants of old, unwelcome thought patterns that surprise and appall you as you forge your own path on the journey around life's spiral.
An Open Letter regarding the girl I once was, to those who exerted authority they did not earn or deserve.
Depression statistics on the rise is nothing new; but my sister's sudden, innovative way of treating it was certainly new to me.
In concluding this series on Alcatraz, we finally come to the gardens, the lighthouse, and the ruins of the warden's house.
In this second part of my material on Alcatraz, we come to the main prison house, fraught with unhappy history.
There's a good reason Alcatraz Island has long stood out in the imagination of so many people; the surprise lies in the depth and breadth of contrast actually found when visiting.
If you're looking for unspoiled, wild coastline within reach of sophisticated city life, Northern California's Big Sur may be your ideal destination.
Are you adventurous, outdoors types who plan to get married in Vegas? Or be near Vegas at all, for that matter? Consider the Valley of Fire, barely an hour away, but like an alien planet's landscape.
Every creature has its own wisdom. Nature is the best teacher I know, if we can pay attention long enough to grasp the metaphors and all the different voices she speaks in.
Nutritious, easy, inexpensive, and delicious; who could ask for more from their food?
The last phase of a journey - physical or otherwise - often holds the most dramatic changes; learning to make certain you're not too exhausted to enjoy it is an excellent use of strategy!
Traveling cross-country can illuminate your inner journey in unexpected, startling, often beautiful and sometimes unwelcome ways.
Driving across the country is something I dreamed of for many years before I actually did it. The most astonishing thing about it was how philosophically profound, how utterly transformative, it was.
We live in a realm of duality: Light and Darkness, Life and Death, Love and Fear. Yet too many of us never learn to harmonize these aspects, instead conceptualizing an ongoing war between opposites.