The Appetite to Make Things Happen
It is easy to see people as stars when they are children. Their limbs are still short, so the star shape is visible. Their smiles are so bright and their laughter so robust. They are comfortable being stars at the center of everyone’s attention. They are proud to show what they can do, and be… Continue reading
Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
Metaphorcast for May 22- 28, 2023 A New Season has begun in Gemini, him and I, her and I and them and I. That and I, this and I. Within the archetype of the twins comes a reminder that everything is two, because everything is also you. Everything and everyone you encounter includes you in… Continue reading
Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
While driving, the radio informed me that a meteor the size of the Statue of Liberty nearly hit the earth yesterday. Moments later giant gusts of wind stirred lilac petals into a tizzy like new years eve confetti. There is dynamism in the air, reflected perfectly by spirited Jupiter moving into the embodied duality of… Continue reading
The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.
Listen here It is generally agreed upon that life has its ups and downs. But what if life actually emerges out of the ups and downs? What if life is like a shimmering verb that doesn’t “have anything” let alone its ups and downs. What if life only emerges with respect to the ups and… Continue reading
The Tao of Pacman.
Metaphorcast May 8-14, Listen here. When Geo was two we got him a toy Dyson vacuum cleaner. He cleaned up the neighborhood, the apartment, the backyard and any public place that was halfway accepting of an impromptu VAPOOM! 2 years later, it has had a good run. With plenty of scrapes, dents, a missing wheel… Continue reading
Mud-luscious. Supernatural Beauty.
Listen here Taurus Season has arrived, making the flowers more alive, and sparking the appetite for nature to strive for various expressions of perfection. Up here in Vermont, we have had some rain, rendering the land, in the words of e.e. Cummings “mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful”. The daffodils appear near supernatural in their yellow glow. And… Continue reading
Nature’s Zodiac Podcast. New Episodes
I’m calling the show Nature’s Zodiac now, but as before it will bring you brief poetic thoughts about the astrological weather for the week ahead. Tune in if you like rhymes, planets, and reasons to better connect to the day in day out! Listen here Secrets of Spring. Metaphorcast April 17-23 2023 We are in… Continue reading
Bach and the Secret of Ceaseless Activity: Meditations for a New Moon in Aries
In his book, How Children Learn, author and educator John Holt describes a key difference in the approach of a child versus an adult when it comes to trying something new. When he brings out his cello to a group of children they often ask him to play it. He responds by playing a very… Continue reading
Thanks for stopping by! I use the zodiac as a guide towards a philosophy of nature. I hope you enjoy!
- Meaning is Given (and Worth the Effort To Find It)
- The Appetite to Make Things Happen
- Look Deep Into Nature. Gemini Season Begins!
- Mother Nature is in You. Meditation for a New Moon in Taurus.
- The Role of the Gradient. How Life Emerges Through the Ups and Downs.