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My Last Pair of Running Shoes

My Last Pair of Running Shoes

Twenty-seven years ago I had a life changing accident.  In the attempt to gentle a young horse to be ridden he freaked out and threw himself to the ground, I leaped off and as each of us were trying to get away, he hit me with his leg and put my left knee to the […]

About Time

About Time

This weekend I will be speaking at the annual Land Air Water conference at the University of Oregon.  My panel will be addressing the connection between how much time we spend at “work” and environmental damage and climate change.  It’s a bit of an unusual topic for me to speak about but as I’ve been […]

Birthing the Past

Birthing the Past

I have recently realized the past isn’t set in stone.  Much of it isn’t even real.  And we can control it.      During the recent very challenging period of my life I was shocked when the hurts I was suffering in the present took me back to old traumas I thought I’d moved beyond.  […]

I Just Want My Mama

I Just Want My Mama

One of the most precious beautiful jewels unearthed during all the ugliness of the past year is the transformation of my relationship with my mother.   Although Mom was very loving and supportive in my early childhood, due to a whole variety of family dynamics things fell apart in my early teens and my mother […]

Choosing to Trust an Untrusted

Choosing to Trust an Untrusted

CLICK HERE FOR KATU EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW It was incredibly nerve-wracking to sit down with a reporter from KATU, a news outlet that had been part of the firestorm of allegations and speculation about me.    I was so stressed that the moment I actually sat down in front of the cameras I had tunnel vision […]