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Practices for Recovering Resilience

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Alive Until You’re Dead

I haven’t devoted an entire newsletter to just one book in a long time, and won’t do that here either,  but Susan Moon’s Alive Until You’re Dead: Notes on the […]

Poem Bathing

Poem Bathing by Gail Onion Poem bathing.An hour spent reading favorite poetry.Sometimes there is ecstasy, a respite from care, sometimes reassurance that the world has meaningthere is wonder and aweand how to find peace […]

Ditch the Despair

I confess. There was quite a bit of whooping and hollering when my Gourmet Poets Society friends and I learned last weekend that the Democrats had won the Senate seat […]

Worst Day Ever?

This poem must be read straight through, top to bottom, then, as the poet instructs, read again from the bottom to the top. It’s a brilliant lesson in the power […]

Resilience on the Move

Mimesis My daughter Wouldn’t hurt a spider That had nested Between her bicycle handles For two weeks She waited  Until it left of its own accord If you tear down […]

Take Nothing for Granted 

I recently drove three hours to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and noticed so many advertising billboards along the way. I remembered that I had forgotten, that I take for […]

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