Category Archives: EW Journal

Loops and spirals

One recent Sunday morning I went walking on a familiar hillside trail with panoramic views of the whole Bay Area as well as enclosed, wooded segments. The weather had turned hot so I went early. I was weighed down by … Continue reading

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Dino

I took a long walk in a regional park last Sunday morning. The day had begun cool and foggy as it often does in the East Bay. Not many hikers or bikers were out on this usually well-populated trail, maybe … Continue reading

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The golden gate

I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from Hawai’i Island in late April 2014. Part of 2012 and most of 2013 and ’14 were dedicated to the move, a major life shift on every level. Now that most of … Continue reading

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The call to Earth work

Earth work is a calling. It’s not something you decide to do in advance of beginning to carry out the work. You don’t decide to train for it either, though you may in fact be training (apprenticing) for it unawares. … Continue reading

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September 11…and December 25

I originally drafted this post right after 9/11/2011, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks and a time of high emotion, then “forgot about it” till now. I publish it here synchronous with a time of year when many people … Continue reading

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9/11/2001: A major gate opening

The terrorist attacks on 9/11 precipitated a gate opening of major proportions. And though four planes went down in three different geographical areas in the northeastern US, it’s the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade Center (WTC) that … Continue reading

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Being a barometer

I am a barometer, something I’ve learned over my years doing energywork with land and, especially, the planet. Being a barometer simply means realizing your body, your system, reflects larger patterns and learning to read the way those patterns express … Continue reading

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