Community Adventure and Service

Hello lovelies, I’ve spent the last week or so settling back into home life after a weeklong adventure in Portland for the World Domination Summit (WDS), and what a week it was!!! The WDS values of Community, Adventure and Service were alive and inspiration flowed through many heartfelt conversations and connections. I had so many…

World Breastfeeding Week

Local photographer Jade Beall was featured on Instagram and they choose a picture of me breastfeeding Calliope! What a wonderful, magical way to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!! Wow, wow, wow! First off, Jade is one of the reasons this desert town is so cool. The work she does on self-acceptance and love is groundbreaking. I’ve been thinking…

Midwest Summer

Hello friends! So sorry for the absence. I spent a few weeks travelling through the Midwest visiting family, celebrating a 90th birthday and enjoying small town Ohio life. While I expected to be a writing fool it turns out what I REALLY wanted to do was alternately run in the sprinklers with my baby, drink…

Monsoons!

The monsoon season is upon us and I couldn’t be happier.  The Arizona monsoon storms are a real treat of the desert and pure, cleansing magic for this sweet soul of mine.  Rain has always energized and refreshed me and there is nothing like the howling wind, spectacular lightening and long, dark, drenching downpour of…

Won’t you be my neighbor?

Our little neighborhood consists of 8 houses, two of which are occupied for only part of the year, one is basically an Air B&B, one has fairly new renters and the one next door has been empty for over a year.  That leaves yours truly and two others.  I’ve tried a time or two to…