How much change changes who we are?
In the daily risk we all take to engage another, we muster up the courage to interact. There is never a guarantee that the the meeting will be wonderful. But it...Read more
Acknowledging All the Neighbors
Every day, the different types of lives connected in our systemic world are affected by our (human) actions. In this year-end blizzard, as I was considering the effects of flash...Read more
What Melts Away
We are always collaborating on our shared future. We can choose to move forward, fully conscious, and educated about our actions or remain unconscious about our actions and keep the...Read more
The Human Power of Naming: Taxonomy and Claiming Territorial Titles.
When my daughter was young, we would enjoy exploring early taxonomic classification and organize our little world into the preset categories of “Bear-like,” “Dog-like,” and “Cat-like.” We spent hours naming animals...Read more
Blossoms are Bigger than Barriers
So, how do the big flowers fit into the art I make? My deep love of nature began early in my youth. I was ecstatic to see photos of...Read more
Both/And not Either/Or
About 10 years ago, I saw an amazing skill…from a cuttlefish. This cuttlefish could change his entire body’s color, shape, and texture to camouflage with his surroundings. An expert, he...Read more
Microbes, the Mindset, and Marketing
This is a time in our human civilization when information sharing has helped to catapult the integral role that our microbial brothers have on every aspect of our daily lives from our food cravings and gut health to their abilities to affect food production, water, air, and our living environments.Read more