Fire and (hopefully) Rain

Fire and (hopefully) Rain   A year end message from Executive Director Mike Bodkin at Rites of Passage Here we are again, approaching the death of an old year and the birth of the new, circling through terrestrial, cosmic and personal orbits. The year, which began with the inauguration of a boy-president, saw a resurgence…

Winter Season

Winter Season   Winter has moved into the neighborhood, calling forth my annual response of woodfires, chili made from garden tomatoes and peppers saved in the freezer, and long slow walks around the land here. In the Medicine Wheel cycle of the seasons, Winter stands for all the gifts of culture, learning, planning and the…