Category Archives: writing and nature

For the Week of August 6, 2017: Seasons of Life; Seasons of Cancer

Maggie and I made our usual stroll through the neighborhood park as we do each morning.  Although she’s much more interested in squirrel patrol than the other dogs who arrive with their owners for a romp in the off leash … Continue reading

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For the Week of April 16, 2017: A Healing Ritual

It’s been over two weeks since the expressive writing program at Scripps Green Cancer Center came to a close, a program I have led for nearly eleven years.  As has been the tradition of our final session of every series, … Continue reading

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For the Week of March 12, 2017: The Different Colors of Life

We’ve been lucky here in San Diego.  After a deluge of winter rainstorms, the sun has finally become a regular presence in the days, so much so, that when I awakened to a foggy morning, the canyon shrouded in a … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 19, 2017: Writing to Heal: The Metaphors of Seasons and Landscapes

The fields, the lakes, the forests, and the streams, Ocean, and all the living things that dwell Within the daedal earth; lightning, and rain, Earthquake and fiery flood, and hurricane…   –From “Mont Blanc,” by Percy Blythe Shelley   The … Continue reading

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