Change, Art, and Meaning across Generations

This week, I posed for three local artists after taking quite a long break from the work. I had forgotten how my mind sort of spins as my body becomes a landscape. There is a shift in my perception, like I am taking in light.

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Speaking to the Water

It’s been unusually dry in Flagstaff. And warm. In the meantime, the ski resort is making snow with reclaimed water.

photo: Holly Troy

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Darkness, Embodiment, and Manifestation – Musings on the New Moon and Solstice Music

What is your wisdom and successful foundation? What gifts can you add to the cosmic collective?

Image: By 2MASS/G. Kopan, R. Hurt – Atlas Image [or Atlas Image mosaic] obtained as part of the Two Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS), a joint project of the University of Massachusetts and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center/California Institute of Technology, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. Wikimedia 

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Writing for Fun, Writing for Life

Time and again, I have seen how writing can be incredibly empowering. This winter, writing became one of the ways in which I was able to show care and love for my partner while he was going through the ordeal of open-heart surgery. One of the most comforting decisions we made was to write about his healing process on Caring Bridge. The writing was a lifeline for us — sharing broke up the isolation, exhaustion and anxiety that serious illness generates.

photo: Holly Troy

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What if I told you, “You are enough?”

The right to be alive. First Chakra. Our connection to Earth and to the Cosmos. Our right to be free. How are you supported in your right to be? Can you look in the mirror and say, “I am enough?” How does it feel to know that your being alive is enough? I am proposing […]

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