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KNOW YOUR PLACE

Remember the words? “put on your face…/KNOW YOUR PLACE…/shut up, and smile…/don’t spread your legs…” We all embraced it, as an anthem for the Women’s Marches that happened all over the world, way back on January 20th as the Trumpocalypse … Continue reading

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Healing Artist, and Artist, HEALING

Gloria Steinem, in “My Life on the Road” described herself as “an itinerant community organizer”. I thinking that is a great phrase that describes so much of what I have done since I left medical practice. But you might want … Continue reading

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“I don’t think black folks like to camp as much as white folks”.

Every once and a while, there’s a perfect moment to dig down deep and expose a splinter. My language uses medical metaphors, because I am a MAD doctor… And a “little bit crazy” due to my ongoing dance with a … Continue reading

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As Houston Drowns

Going Rogue… But not at all certain that I actually got SOUND with this video… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1SAgvK_Lp8w Fear not; the action is enough… And the poem under the description comes from my SpiritFire tribe on the East Coast: http://spiritfirefestival.org/ “to ALIGN … Continue reading

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About CHARLOTTESVILLE and Sororities

My daughter of the heart just posted the comment below from on Uju Anya on Facebook this a.m: “Dear white people: COME GET YOUR COUSINS (emphasis mine). Seriously. Speak up and take a stand. This is not the time to … Continue reading

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About BREASTFEEDING

It’s World Breastfeeing Week, August 1 through 7. http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/ As I said on my facebook page, you may want to start here, with this 6 minutes from NPR: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/06/26/534021439/secrets-of-breast-feeding-from-global-moms-in-the-know This issue– when I first heard about it, made me so … Continue reading

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Consolidating Power, Pride, Privilege and Purpose

My image– of who I have been since late April and how I am living is straight out of the film, Gravity: I have been spinning and spinning since I left New England this past spring and breathing into the … Continue reading

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Writing My Memoir, Everyone!

I am settling for the summer at this farm: http://www.ic.org/directory/river-farm/ Time to write, again. I am coming out as a psychically sensitive woman from an oppressed minority in AmeriKKKa, who developed many amazing strategies and coping mechanisms to survive in … Continue reading

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Reporting out, on WELLNESS

Last blog was angry and tense. I warned folks, ahead of the read… This time, I am feeling very optimistic about my life and my world. I always promise to fulfill my intention to GO THROUGH my emotions, to the … Continue reading

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Becoming a BABY ELDER

There is nothing quite like thinking you have nothing left to live for, to re-set priorities. I have spoken quite bit about the trauma and drama of April into May of 2017. I find myself unexpectedly looking a life that … Continue reading

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Mid-Life MIDWIFE? Heal Thyself

In the language of the metaphor that I have chosen for this exciting phase of my life as a healing artist, I have just survived a major crisis. Crisis as dangerous opportunity. Three times now, I Have been gifted with … Continue reading

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NO FOOL, This April First

“Here we stand at the edge, the chasm yawning, Dare we look past our fear to light beyond? Heart to heart we can feel it dawning, Hand to hand we connect, and travel on. As we leap, the abyss, so … Continue reading

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