How Does Your Brilliance Grow?

Welcome to the art/life trail and summer solstice 2017! Today, June 21, we experience the longest light of the Natural Year…Summer Solstice/Litha marks the South Gate’s opening on the Natural Calendar Wheel. This is an exciting place to pause and take a deep breath. You and me and we have now traveled 90 days (April, […]

Get Lit UP^

~ Welcome to the art/life trail ride ~ We are a dedicated group of artful gardeners flowing with the circle of the seasons. Each of us in our own way volunteers to line up with the creative energy of the year.  2017 sets us off on a new path opening to the uncharted territory of the Creative Decade […]

Whose That Wise Guy

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! And Happy New ‘Illumination’ Moon! If you are new here on the trail it’s so good to have you join us! We’re making our way around the Circle of the Natural Year.  The Natural Year extends from the Aries New Moon (near the spring equinox) and carries us through four […]

All Mother Sentient Beings

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! We are half way through the Wisdom Moon cycle. At the midpoint of each month we can pause and reflect. This is when you can see your shadow and attend to its needs. Stand outdoors under the Full Moon and you’ll notice what is at other times hidden from […]

Let’s Be Wise

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! We’re moving through the Wisdom Moon/Month of May where the sensual and passionate burgeoning of nature surrounds! In my own backyard I observe a blue bird family, a cardinal nesting pair coming and going from the old boxwood hedge, Canada geese tending their brood across the cove and I […]

Clarity Gently Leads to Wisdom

Welcome to the art/life trail ride and the New ‘Wisdom’ Moon! We need something bigger than we are to be awed by and to commit ourselves to. Without the transcendent and the transpersonal we get sick, or else hopeless and apathetic. Abraham Maslow It’s the New Natural Year and we are enlisting creative energy tools […]

Create Clarity

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! Throughout April we are on the first step through the East Gate and the keyword for this 30 day challenge is Clarity.  Ask yourself: Where would I benefit from having increased Clairty in my art/life? At the East Gate starting point for the Natural Year we have options. We can […]

What Shall I Create?

Welcome to the art/life trail ride! We have now crossed the threshold into the new Natural Year and the beginning of a brand new 13 moon section of the art/life path!! Imagine what beauty lies ahead! I’m so glad that you are here! We’ve made it. Here we are at the East Pathway. We stand […]

We’ve Arrived…

Happy Vernal Equinox!! “You can go backwards to comfort or forward to growth. You must choose growth again and again. You must challenge your fears again and again.”          Abraham Maslow Welcome to the Art/Life Trail! With the upcoming March 28 new moon we jump back into the saddle and head out onto the trail! […]

A Fresh Start

Welcome to the art/life trail! It’s the week before spring equinox and here on the trail we are looking through the doorway into the first 12 weeks of the Natural New Year! The new beginning of the Natural Calendar occurs on March 27 with the Aries New Moon. This is, of course, an unknown path. As we […]