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December 17, 2015

Winter Reflections

tree by creek

It’s barely winter, but these long dark nights certainly fuel deep reflection. I am grateful for some space to relax and reflect on the year that has past and let my imagination wander to 2016. This coming year will mark the end of a 3 year campaign to raise funds for the Cumberland Forest. I […]

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January 20, 2015

The web of radical generosity

radical generosity

We live in a profoundly wealthy community – albeit with some significant day to day issues with distribution. Fortunately we also have an incredible capacity for activating and re-distributing: to buy a forest, to help a friend, to support families in need. The past 6 months have provided me with incredible experiences related to the […]

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June 25, 2014

Space Between the Notes

alan watts

I am thinking a great deal about slowing down lately. I’m hungry to be making more art and music and to be experiencing the world in concert with my amazing 3 year old daughter. But this slowing down isn’t just personal, it’s professional too. ┬áIt’s about pacing myself and creating ‘space between the notes’ to […]

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February 24, 2014

Wind at my Back


This winter has reminded me again and again about the essence of my work – it’s really facilitating the gifts of others. The Cumberland Forest project has illuminated this more than any other project I have ever been involved in. The amazing creativity, ingenuity, commitment, passion and intention that our community demonstrates towards this project […]

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September 29, 2013

Forests and the Fall

the forest hi res

Fall is always my most productive time of year. This fall is especially vibrant and busy with a project that has totally inspired my heart. I’ve been part of the Cumberland Community Forest initiative pretty much since the start. I was part of a fundraising CD that was produced early on, I spent 5 years […]

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January 24, 2012

Life got in the way of this website…

Cadi & Meg

This website has been a long time coming. But the very threat of its existence seemed to kick a bunch of things in my life into motion. In the time between when Dialect showed me the first mock up and today, a few things have…well…changed. I had a baby. I changed jobs after over a […]

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