Category Archives: Body, mind and spirit

Coming Clean

My name is Mimi and I am a spiritual/personal/self-development addict. I have been clean of online seminars and books by Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer, Caroline Myss and dozens of other spiritual improvement gurus for two weeks. In other words, I … Continue reading

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Training a Rose

The bulk of the main root hid beneath the rotting wood deck, waiting to be discovered.  It was big and dark as a beef bone. For years someone chopped it off at soil level to keep it from crowding out … Continue reading

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The Drive. Part Two: To the North Country

It’s a couple days in to our summer vacation and everything is going well. My parents like my boyfriend Steve.  He is a cheery, polite and enthusiastic little helper for Dad.  Soon the two are visiting Ace Hardware together and … Continue reading

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The Drive. Part One: From Heaven to Hell

As we await the warm weather I thought I’d share a story with you about summer…(Oh, and by the way, if anyone can tell me how to easily increase the size of this font, I’d be forever in your debt. … Continue reading

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Gut Instinct and the Je ne sais quoi of Life

It was 1978 and the class was Ethnographic Film. There I was, blue-book in hand, standing in my professor’s office. He didn’t look pleased to see me.  He was the type of guy who could push you away with just a look. … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits

It is late Tuesday afternoon. It hasn’t been a great day so far.Too quiet, as if I am the only one alive. The office where I volunteer is nearly empty and I slip in and out undetected. I wave my … Continue reading

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Gender-bending the rules of Architecture

GENDER BENDING THE RULES OF ARCHITECTURE On a typical windy winter day like today, an old wood house lets you live among the elements. To me, it is wonderfully primal to smell the snow¬¬-laced winter air as it whirls into … Continue reading

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