The Power of Silence, The Power of Sound

The Power of Silence, The Power of Sound

Did you get a chance to try out the Catch & Release Meditation I linked in my last Blog? If you did, you probably noticed there was some background music and birdsong accompanying it. But wait, wasn’t the post about meditation & catching some silence? This morning, doing my sit ‘n sip (read: cuppa coffee, or cuffa coppee if you’re Wordsback like me) in the hot tub , I heard my first full on

Clear the Mind, Enter the Silence, Find Some Peace

Clear the Mind, Enter the Silence, Find Some Peace

When my children were young, I played classical music almost exclusively in our home knowing they would get precious little exposure to it as they grew. I hoped to instill the same appreciation for it my own mother shared with me as a child. Bragging about this one day to a friend, I was shocked when he responded

Petroglyphs and Pictographs: Art of the Ancient Ones

Petroglyphs and Pictographs: Art of the Ancient Ones

One of our favorite things to do in Southern Utah is to range around in the land of the Ancient Ones looking for evidence of how they lived their lives. It’s like a gigantic Treasure Hunt! Sometimes these places are easy to find and developed for the roadside tourist, like the petroglyphs of Newspaper Rock. Sometimes it’s a place we’ve been told of and

When Fall Leaves

When Fall Leaves

I love seeing the arrival of the first snow against fall leaves. In spite of winter’s relentless darkening of days, there’s the freshness of this bright and pristine snowfall. It promises light against dark, balance of the

No Friends on a Powder Day?

No Friends on a Powder Day?

It’s breathless. It’s ….. Bliss. It’s shining eyes wide open wanting more. It’s a rhythm of weightless falling, turning. And yeah, that all sounds a little cheesy. But it’s hard to come up with superlatives of ecstasy