B-day Blog! (Self-Friendship & Free-Flow Writing)

My birthday was Sunday and Kep took Maddie, Honey, and I out to Camas, WA, for a beautiful brunch, followed by a visit to Sandy River and a search for cake after discovering our destination soft-serve drive-through joint was closed. The sun was out. The air was warm. There was Maddie’s DJing and car-sickness and laughter and collective wondering about the meaning of an early morning birthday dream… 

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To Sip or Devour?

The late Irish poet, writer, and philosopher, John O'Donohue, has been on my mind this month as I deep-dive into Embodiment and Free-Flow Writing. I seriously feel an electric current flow through my body when I listen to his voice and words. (You can listen to him read his poem, "Beannacht" here and his poem, "A Blessing for a Friend on the Arrival of Illness" here).

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