traditions, seed saving, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 276

This week Awesome Stories brings you serenading elephants, saving traditions, community kitchen and the science of good stories. Serenading Elephants Who knew that classical music could engage elephants. Pianist Paul Barton has created a number of video concerts with elephants, but the most engaging to me was one of Paul playing Mozart to an elephant…

sideways shuffle

Sideways Shuffle

Sideways Shuffle I’ve been doing the sideways shuffle for a long time. In case you’re not familiar with this silly dance, grab a partner and prepare to boogie! Here’s my version of the sideways shuffle. ~ Shuffle to the right. Shuffle to the left. Slide step right. Slide step left. Hop, spin around and repeat…

restorative justice

Awesome Stories 275

This week Awesome Stories brings you urban paradise, wholeness, Captain Planet and Navajo justice. Urban Paradise in Detroit Shu Harris has a dream to build a safe, caring, urban paradise in the middle of the Highland Park area of Detroit. The neighborhood faces huge challenges with the loss of people, library, schools and investment, but…

The Van LIfe

The Van Life

The Van Life The simplicity of van life is calling me again. What most of you don’t know is that I have done the van life, way before it was a popular topic for blogs, videos and Youtube. I feel the itch to downsize even more, travel and wander. The life and simplicity are calling…

Nikola Motors Truck, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 274

This week Awesome Stories brings you Housecalls for the Housebound, Little Free Pantry, futuristic trucks and messy learning. Housecalls for the Housebound Dr. Samuel Lupin decided to go back to traditional medicine by making house calls. After his daughter died, he realized that he was tired of the commute, office hours, paperwork and making patients…

Full Moon Madness

Strawberry Moonbeams

Strawberry Moonbeams The strawberry moonbeams stir fruitful dreams!  :) ~ The photo above was taken by North Watt, a local stone balancer, philosopher and photographer. Gravity Whispers is a website featuring photos of the unique and temporal art of stone balancing. Explore and enjoy! It was a beautiful full moon last night. The full moon was called…

beauty, park, falls

Great Falls National Park

Great Falls National Park fast waters calling great falls roaring with power danger in the air ~ Visiting the Great Falls National Park is a nice treat, especially since it is about 15 miles from where my mother lives. I try to visit each time I go back east to see my family. I appreciate…

white river, goshen AR

Awesome Stories 273

This week Awesome Stories brings you healing with nature, creative wisdom, Peace Fleece and aerial dance. Healing with Nature Research is proving what many of us already know; that time in nature is good for us. Scientists are finding evidence that being in nature has a strong impact on our brains and our behavior, helping us…

releasing, Jesse Elder

ARC Challenge – Day 3

ARC Challenge – Day 3 I’m participating in a 7-day challenge called the ARC Challenge held by Jesse Elder. A friend introduced me and invited me to join. In just a couple of days, I’ve experienced a lot of resistance to Jesse and his challenges. I guess that’s a good sign! Yesterday, he asked us…

solar plane, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 272

The return of Awesome Stories! It’s great to be back and reaching out to our community. I’ll have more about my trip and adventures soon, but wanted to share some Awesome Stories for now. This week’s edition brings you solar flight, miracle tree, meditation and the struggle for control. Solar Plane Success Bertrand Piccard completed…