Beauty Category

Gifted by Grief – An Enlightening Journey

When Jane Duncan Rogers’ husband Philip, died in 2009, grief’s vulnerability and pain of loss initially overwhelmed her despite her background as a personal coach, spiritual practitioner, and psychologist. But over time she came to recognize the gifts grief brings to life and shares them in her courageously moving book, Gifted by Grief, A True Story […]

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Looking Out on Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska

Photo by John Pratt August 2015

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All Things Alaska – #4

Photo by Skywalker Payne August 2015 Wind driven black clouds hover dark blimp like menace autumn’s announcement. Bald eagle passes my window glides on wind waves a moment, then gone. 09/02/2013

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All Things Alaska – #3

Summer Walk White waves roar rolling in on rock strewn dark sand shore evening sky day bright. Accomplishment – standing on Alaska beach the impossible made possible. To bask in an afternoon sun when others are in dark dusk or night to listen to the rolling drum like cadence of white waves rising from deep blue […]

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Spontaneous Saturday Existential Thoughts

I do not exist who can be I if not one part of all existence a part from all strife. One essential emptiness. Beginnings meet ends silence suspends quarrels conjecture confusion done. This moment is can not be held. Life is a ceaselessly flowing sea reflecting on me.

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All Things Alaska #2

August 9, 2013 Evening sun bursts through dissipating clouds Blue sky blesses grey sky weary day Waves roll ashore Crows gather and convene on beach rest on driftwood like a church congregation caw caw cawing sings out Air a cool fan on face blushes in warming sun walk on Bishop Beach in Homer’s Old Town […]

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Guest Blogging South of the Border

My first guest post blog invitation came from Juan Manuel Rodriguez Bocanegra, creator of Haki Storytelling. Bocanegra is a business storyteller and lives in Colombia, South America. He connected with me on Linkedin and blogs about storytelling for business. The blog also features writers from around the world, such as Ameen Haque of the Storywallahs in India. When Juan invited me to write a […]

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