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The Forgiveness Parade by Jeffrey McDaniel

There’s nothing like a full moon reflected in the eyes of a blind man using a telescope to stir a bowl of Russian alphabet soup for the cosmonauts who orbited the shadow of Jupiter and are landing in an ocean of tears shed by cold […]

Turning Japanesian

My life has been full of messages and signs that I will be sharing on my site in the weeks to come. I was always drawn to Japanese culture- I had my first kimono before I could walk, our beloved neighbor Debbie Cutler gave it […]

How Annatarian Came To Be And More

I believe that we all have the answers, know what we love, and what our passion is when we are young, but somehow we lose the burning desire- or it gets diminished over time because we listen to others rather than listening to our guts- […]

Dance in front of a live studio audience

I  danced in front of an audience for the first time this past Sunday- The intention of the dance, which is not choreographed or rehearsed, is to be present and feel every movement- and not be tempted to “perform” because people are watching.  It is […]

Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day. I know what being in the closet feels like. Although I am not gay, I know what it is like to be someone who has to hide who they are to make others more comfortable- the result has never […]


So in my explorations forgiveness comes up a lot- and I am finding that it really is what can set us free. It is the foundation of peace and love, because without it we can’t really embrace peace and love. I can’t be bitter and […]

Steve Jobs

He died today. He was only 56. He did so much.