Category Archives: Navigating the Space Between Brilliance and Madness

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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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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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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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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LOOSENING My Mind

… not to be confused with losing it. Last week Monday, fresh off of the kidney stones, I had a triggering experience that left me with symptoms and signs of needing much more emotional support than I was giving myself. … Continue reading

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Holy Terror. Finding it. Tasting It.

So this past Monday, I  got triggered into an extreme state of Holy Terror. I was trying to park my car and had to pass through a drop off zone in front of my workplace. A mini-van sat idling in … Continue reading

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Pissed Off, HURT, (and healing?)

Day fifty six of The Apocalypse. I claim mythopoetic space right now…I have held archetypal energies as a model for many artists …and some of those “bigger than LIFE” feelings are not what the doctor told you they were. So … Continue reading

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Still SPEWING –Because I Won’t Be Quiet

One time, years ago, my Beltane Festivities were interrupted by an episode of intractable vomiting. No sooner had I taken my place in the circle with a ribbon for the Maypole in my hand, then I was overcome by a horrible feeling of … Continue reading

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Day 27? Definitely DOESN’T Feel Like Heaven

Here’s a great website where you can follow The Apocalypse unfolding, day by day: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2017/jan/20/donald-trump-first-100-days-president-daily-updates I just returned from 16 days AWAY FROM HERE, in Canada. In British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, to be exact. I am at “phase four” of … Continue reading

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