Kathy

July 7, 2017

World Travels: I’ve Been Seeing and Being Seen

I’ve recently returned from a six week trip abroad to the northern hemisphere, traveling to San Francisco, Florida, Europe and then tracing the steps back again.   Leaving hubby Bruce and four-legged Nina behind to navigate the beginnings of New Zealand winter, I set out solo for my family-of-origin focused […]
May 5, 2017

Family Visit + Harvest Season = Family Woofers

My sister Joy, her husband David, and their two children Sienna (7) and Haylie (4) recently finished a two-week visit with us here at the ol’ Birdsong Retreat & Sanctuary.   And while I think they were able to have a retreat and rest, their arrival during harvest season meant there […]
March 12, 2017

The Birth (of me)

I lay curled in the roots of the elder tree Waiting to be Reborn I am a babe in the womb Incubating, waiting, getting ready To slide into the light again. The birthing pains are real Limbs aching Stretching and reaching into the void I am too big for this […]
February 28, 2017

The Joy of Summer: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Here down in the southern hemisphere, we are in the last days of summer.   Three months of this season has passed far too quickly and many are lamenting that it hasn’t been a normal one.   Indeed, all the country over, there have been many ups and downs with the weather […]