Posts in category "Nature"

Keeper of the Koi = Keeper of the Water

  Koi Keeper = Water Keeper Water is essential to each and everyone of us, and when we understand water we can understand more about ourselves and our universe we are blessed to live in. I have observed and enjoyed water for all of my life, especially my love and journeys to the sea. Yet,... Read more »

Kate Hudson reveals her mantra for Pretty Happy

Accepting who we are. It is so simple. As Kate Hudson, the actress, producer, mother and the famous daughter of Goldie Hawn revealed last night, “by being kind to your own self then you don’t put pressure on yourself.” With a genuine spirit, confident walk and an adorable outfit, Kate Hudson walked onto the stage... Read more »

Messages in the Light of the Snow

Every element in the universe has a vibration, an energy that carries within it our every thought and every action. It never leaves, it is an invisible vessel that bows to the sacred and withdraws in the darkness. Walking within the snow covered forest this week, in pure silence I could feel the energy in... Read more »
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Beyond The Boundaries That Once Defined You

It is a new beginning today. It was a new beginning yesterday, and the day before. And it will be a new day tomorrow. Yet every New Year’s Day we look back, in hopes that we will have a glimpse of our life ahead. It has been a very challenging year for all of us.... Read more »

The Death of Cecil the Lion - What do we tell our children?

Cecil, The Lion King of Zimbabwe. What do we tell our children about the death of a world renown lion named Cecil? A lion that people loved, photographer’s dreamed to be able to travel to photograph him, and a country treasured. Do we share the Lion King story or do we tell the children the... Read more »

Summer Solstice

An awakening of a new promise and a new day. A realization that I could not resist. Summer Solstice. The first day of summer and the longest day of light for the year. This is another “first” for me, to witness the new summer sun and see it rise above the water over Lake Michigan’s... Read more »
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The Edge of Zen Living

Blue water. Warm air. Seamless design. Taking the concept of Zen Living to it’s natural extreme. Taking it to the edge. On a recent trip to Naples, Florida, I found a lifestyle that carries extraordinary energy in honoring the simple pleasure in water. Water is transformed into the vessel or body that contains it, and... Read more »

Temple of Truth

Letting go. Finally. Closure is not easy. Not at all. In fact, I find it to be one of the biggest challenges for living a life of consciousness. A life that although chosen only by me, for some reason I bring constant pieces into my so called mosaic that imprint deep wounds. Lessons, learned. I... Read more »

Snow Day. Think Moss.

The winter storm is upon us… fast and furious with winds now creating drifts that topple over all of us. Spending some time outside in the freshly fallen snow does wonders for the spirit. A pure canvas, a photographer’s dream, a child’s wish and a dog’s joy.  The tree branches hold the fresh powder with... Read more »
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I Knew Him Well, Ernie Banks a Life of Giving

It is another sad morning as we loose another great soul, Ernie Banks, of the Chicago Cubs.  I had become friends with Mr. Ernie Banks while I worked at Oak Brook Hills Hotel as a Concierge in the 80′s.  Ernie Banks, who always insisted I call him Ernie,  was the kindest man I knew, with... Read more »