Beauty Category

The Medical Industry vs Mindfulness

How many times in your life have you gone to a clinic or doctor’s office or hospital? How much of your income is devoted to maintaining your health and your health coverage? How satisfied have you been with the results of the health care or medical advice you received? All That Is – Beyond the Medical Industry […]

Read More

An All Alaska Performance

On October 24, 2015, I performed in Animalia, A Wearable Arts Show in Homer, Alaska. When the director, Asia Freeman, invited me to participate, I said, “I’m a storyteller, not a designer.”  I found a Raven creation tale that offered a perfect finale. As I worked on the story, I found different versions, so I […]

Read More

Leaping Into Space – Preparing a Book Launch

Preparing to launch a book is like jumping out of an airplane. Sure, you’ve practiced, studied, and prepared but it still takes your breath away when you take that first leap into space. And that’s what I feel now. Leap with me HERE. At the beginning of the year, my goal was to complete three […]

Read More

Animalia – A Unique Storytelling Performance

Tonight, 10/24/2015, I will perform in my first stage show in years. I tell a story for the finale of this unique fashion show/storytelling performance. Homer has a 30 year history of annual wearable arts fashion shows. This year the conveners wanted to take a break and the Bunnell Arts Center needed a fund-raising project for […]

Read More

Vulnerability, an Essential Element of Good Storytelling

(Follows is the second of a series of guest blogs I’ve written for Juan Rodriguez’s Blog, Haki Storytelling, with his introduction and title.)  I said, one of the main purposes of storytelling is to tune in to people in our own personal or corporate way. Make them understand what we are and what is our position […]

Read More

All Things Alaska – #5

On rare precious days, such as today, the sun shines brightly in a cloudless blue sky and the multi-crystal blue shades of the sea’s surging waves call out to the restless soul. And one just stands feeling the sun’s sweet warmth to revel in the moment’s gift to just be. Just be alive, still, observe […]

Read More