Ask Your Body

Did you know you can communicate with your body? I don’t mean thinking thoughts & believing them, or even having continual internal dialog with your consciousness. I mean intentionally asking your own body’s approval or wise advice for anything you do. Should I eat/drink this? Is this good medicine for me? Is this of benefit … Continue reading Ask Your Body

Life is GRAND

The Grand Teton 13,775 feet Second highest peak in Wyoming (after Gannett Peak) Straight up iconic. THE SEED Joey & I met almost exactly one year ago in the Wind Rivers. He had just completed a solo summit of Gannett (can you say badass?) while Virginia & I were ending the second leg of our … Continue reading Life is GRAND

Sacred Safe Space

A good friend told me yesterday when she can’t find a safe space physically, she is comforted in knowing there is always a safe space in her mind. I really gravitated toward this idea & was able to imagine this internal space in the brain one could go to find safety.  But the more I … Continue reading Sacred Safe Space


Morbid title? Perhaps. But it captured your attention, no? My Grandpa Pollock died exactly a week ago. The day before he passed, he left me with the most valuable life lesson I have ever received. It wasn’t the weakly murmured plea, “live your life to the fullest,” although that did spark some serious inquiry into … Continue reading Deathbed

Bread Journey

>>> <<< My true obsession with food has evolved inside a tent. >>> <<< Five years ago I was backpacking through New Zealand & laying in my pup tent hungry & exhausted after three hard days on the Routeburn Track. I had been eating trail mix, oatmeal, and dehydrated meals for much of those two … Continue reading Bread Journey