Musings Update – Engage Blog

Musings Update – Engage Blog

At some point in the early spring, I noticed an interesting intersection of weariness and creative restlessness. My routine of weekly blog writing was feeling challenging; I feared it had become hollow. I was being drawn further into the notion of a larger project as...
Spring Cleaning – Engage Blog

Spring Cleaning – Engage Blog

I usually experience the energetic surge to evaluate, purge and stretch my comfort zone in the fall. September is my New Year – characterized by the compulsion to examine my clothes closet, my bookshelves, my waistline and the files taking space in my mind. All...
Social Energy – Engage Blog

Social Energy – Engage Blog

I know more people, including myself, who have had one of the covid variants, or currently have it, than at any other time during the two-year pandemic. This is coinciding with the end of mask mandates, the opening of all social and event venues with no capacity...
Pain Management – Engage Blog

Pain Management – Engage Blog

For most of my life, I have been a woman of action. With barely a mention, I show up to move furniture, make a meal, take a walk, paint a wall. I am comfortable in the kitchen, on the trail, or at bedside, rubbing moisturizer into the scaly, dry skin of an ailing...
Nature’s Yin & Yang – Engage Blog

Nature’s Yin & Yang – Engage Blog

There was a time in my life, not so long ago, when any activity or sport that didn’t instigate a rush of adrenaline, an oxygen deficit or an opportunity to test my limits of speed, was deemed to be boring – likely for old people. As I check my bank account for a...
Community – Engage Blog

Community – Engage Blog

Having stated my intention to be curious rather than judgemental, I find myself in a dilemma about what I am sensing and observing. I am concluding that in our western culture, at least the rendition of it that is my world, Darwin’s theory of “survival of the fittest”...