Monthly Archives: October 2009

Harmonizing with Hemi-Sync

Just got back from Mount Shasta with my partner, where I took an Excursion Workshop with a group of twelve others. How to explain this work without  getting bogged down in detail?  I have been meditating for many years and recently hit a plateau. Wanting to deepen my daily experience, I signed up for this…

Visiting Humanities 13A

Today I had the privilege of delivering a short talk about my memoir manuscript, The Autobiography of a Sea Creature, to Professor Dylan Eret’s Humanities 13A: Myth, Symbols and Folklore class at the College of Alameda in Alameda, California. As homework, the class had read my memoir manuscript excerpts on this blog and posted some…

A small price

Here’s the latest–a quick note–on my ongoing journey in accepting, embracing, cherishing, and celebrating this female body I was given. Today, standing in my shower and leaning over so the hot water could blast onto my back, I noticed my scar. It was scrunched into the length of an inch instead of three. A small…

Re-integration

Here is another drawing I made in the ‘70’s, trying to work through the trauma I experienced from my surgery in infancy. This picture depicts the aftermath of the explosion of my skin. I am scattered into pieces. Below, a red (wounded) fetus remains “unborn”– a lump, inert and undelivered, left to languish. Another little…