How Yoga Changed Me

2019-07-11

I’ve been wanting to write about my yoga practice for some time now and have met a lot of resistance. Mostly because I anticipate a loss of words when it comes to trying to articulate how profound my Kundalini practice has been.
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Moving on

2019-06-30

Change is good. As hard as it was to close the shop, it’s been a great move and I’m reveling in some much-needed solitude.
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Morning Coffee — A Poem

2019-06-28

These slow summer mornings have me writing poetry again…
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Voices from the Wild by Mariah Palmer

2019-06-18

I had an article published in Wild Hope Magazine! It’s such an honor to be included in this beautiful, uplifting magazine sharing stories of hope for wildlife. This article is about my visit to the Earthfire Institute, a wildlife sanctuary in Driggs, Idaho. It was truly a delight to meet Susan and Jean and share their story. You can purchase the issue here. Read the full story below. I first met Susan Eirich at Where the Wild Things
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Thoughts on the Zero-waste Movement

2019-02-15

There has been some discussion online about the zero-waste movement and its turn towards excess consumerism, which doesn’t align with the original message. As with any new movement, people can get carried away and lose sight of the core message. Considering I sell zero-waste items, I wanted to reflect on the discussion and gather my own thoughts. This post by Bea Johnson got me thinking and initiated my own response… Although I see that buying a bunch of
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No Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

2019-02-11

Recently, I submitted a testimony opposing drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to be read during a hearing held by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in D.C. this week. Although the hearing this week is the only public hearing they plan to hold in the lower 48 states, you still have an opportunity to comment before March 13th. You can submit a testimony directly to their website here, or through Defenders of Wildlife. I’ve included my
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Ember’s Dollhouse

2019-01-08

When I think back on the things that most captured my imagination as a child, my dollhouse instantly comes to mind. My dad built the house and my mom made all the soft interior things. Sadly, I no longer have this perfect little house, and yet, every detail is imprinted in my mind. This sweet memory has inspired me to create something similar for Ember. We found the perfect house and furniture at Bella Luna Toys and as soon
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W O V E N

2018-06-08

Tonight we will share a night of creative hearts that have come together in the most synergistic collaboration I have ever been a part of — a combination of dance, poetry and weaving. 
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Enlightenment Trap — A Poem

2018-05-07

A poem to mark my 36th birthday. 
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Interview with Wayward Roots

2018-04-08

It’s moments like this one captured by Lauren Lipscomb of Wayward Roots that make me appreciate where I am. It’s easy to get caught up in the future, the financial worries, the next idea, and its viability. I find so much joy in the day to day, my biggest fear is not being able to continue doing exactly what I’m doing. Lauren’s imagery and attention to the store give me pause to appreciate everything as it is in the here
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