from the silence

One of the great things about living on our island in Maine is the myriad of talent that resides there and the interesting people you bump into on trails and in cafes. Eryn/ Ahryan is one such artist. I met Eryn at the Stonington Farmers Market when I returned from our trip of a lifetime […]

dreams of the last butterflies

Few symbols can capture the essence of life-death-transformation-rebirth as well as the butterfly can. If you’re like me, you’ve noticed that there were far fewer butterflies enjoying your garden this summer. Like the bees, they are disappearing at an alarming rate. Dreams of the Last Butterflies is a remarkable 9 minute short film that shines a […]

locked out of heaven

“Believe your heart. Believe in yourself. You are on the right path. You are love and you are loved. Never forget.” I offer this to my readers as confirmation that there is more to this life than appears at first glance. This week I consulted grief counselor / psychic Vincent Genna in Raleigh for the […]

the heart speaks in whispers

Artist Corinne Bailey Rae was promoting her music on NPR today and I was fortunate to catch the interview and hear some of the songs. Corinne knows about loss. In that interview she shared that her husband of 7 years died unexpectedly of an accidental overdose at age 29…

all is by my side is a lie

Scott came of age in the 60’s and Jimi Hendrix was his all time fave as much for his personal fashion esthetic as well as his music. I could easily imagine this photo with Scott’s face among the exotic embroideries and silks….