Take heart! Things are not as they seem.

Things are not as they seem. This is as true on the wilderness trail as it is within systems we see around us, or within us. Take heart! Everything is already changing. 💙🌏💚

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Wildflowers everywhere! Poppies, Bobcat, and Jaguar—my wildflower dreams this spring

From the fields of poppies and lupines to the ever-running washes (like rivers!) still flowing daily since our February snow (!), this has been a spectacular spring. Join me in the poppy fields (and canyons of Jaguar and Bobcat) with these recent posts . . . 

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Jaguar, Golden Eagle, and Slowly Sauntering Swine—our Magical Day of Adventure Below Baboquivari Peak

Under Mexican blue oak, and thick sycamores. /
Thick cat claw marks on tree—cat was ready to pounce! /
Jaguar was seen here once, Jaguar felt near, /
Ghost guardian Jaguar.

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How to See a Bobcat in the Wild!

A flash of feline emerges from the desert trees, crosses from the edge of dusk through the wash, and then disappears back into the night. Magic! Here’s how YOU can see a bobcat too. 💚

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A creative invitation into the natural world around you

Here’s an invitation to pack up a little notebook, and a pen or pencil (and, if you’re feeling fancy, a few colored pencils or watercolors) and head outside . . .

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Vision for the Earth & Oceans – a Prayer-Poem 🐋🌏💕

For the wildlands of our hearts . . . May we sing our lands and waters, our oceans and gardens (and ourselves as well) all back into balance! 🙏🌍💕

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How to Save the Earth in 7 Years

A sacred window of time opened today! This is our moment. May humanity once again dance with nature and the Earth in love and wild reverence! 🌍💕

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The Buenos Aires (good wind) Refuge in Southern Arizona – Road Trip Retreat Day

Wintery trees, swooping hawks, vast grasslands, winter winds . . .

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A Simple Little Meditation on Doe Mountain in Sedona (VIDEO)

Today we hiked up to Doe Mountain., which included adventure (we got lost!) and meditation (in video—for you to try). 🙂 Plus, a bonus haiku!

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