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Finding Peace in an Insane World–Part II

Sheesh, it took me a long time to get back to this! So, twenty-plus backyard swarms, tomato harvests, bird rescues, bee rescues, and many months of watering later, I am here to continue my reflection on finding balance in an … Continue reading

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TURKEYS AND TURNINGS

It wasn’t supposed to happen quite like this. That is, I didn’t expect summer to streak by like a comet. Last I remember I was in an all-out effort to keep Wiley, the wild turkey, alive and on earth at … Continue reading

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“HAVE A PRODUCTIVE WEEK…”

These were the words of the flight attendant as we all prepared to disembark the plane following an uneventful flight to the coast. I’ve taken a week away to come visit my mother on the north coast of California. And, … Continue reading

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SEND GOOD JU-JU TO OUR NEWEST MEMBER, CARLA JO

Carla’s story touches me deeply. Her journey so very clearly and achingly demonstrates the difference between a healing journey and a curing journey. Carla, we are sending good ju-ju your way! Hello Susan, I love the page where people can … Continue reading

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MORE GOOD MEDICINE

Stephen Levine (author, meditator, and really far-out, cool fellow that I had the pleasure to meet once) says ,” Healing is the growth that each person seeks. Healing is what happens when we come to our edge, to the unexplored … Continue reading

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CROW MEDICINE

A few years ago, I wanted to write a book about healing called, “The NATURE of Healing,” which would include nature and  animal symbolism and practice in the healing journey. My publisher was not interested, as books about healing don’t … Continue reading

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Connie, the Animal Artist

Connie was my illustrator on “All My Relations” and “Heart in the Wild.” I love her work, and I love her. Talk about a gentle, child-like spirit! I’m pleased to introduce you to her work—contact her, get an animal portrait! … Continue reading

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Dr. MARILYN

Hi Susan, I’d love to be part of your community – how can I resist – a community that shares my love of dogs and  cats, horses, woodpeckers  and rats! I’m  Marilyn. I’m a holistic veterinarian with a house call … Continue reading

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MAPLE MUSINGS: THE STORIES WE TELL

NEWCOMERS! Welcome to Maple Musings, my monthly letter. Some of us have been visiting here together for several years now. Maple Musings is a family of Kindred Spirits, so to speak, and a place and time to ponder where and … Continue reading

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I love you Bernie Siegel

Dr. Bernie Siegel—healing visionary and animal lover—was one of the special reasons I survived cancer.  His book, “Love, Medicine, and Miracles” was my bible for those scary years. I’m honored to have him here in this community, sharing photos, and … Continue reading

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