To All People Around the World Please send your prayers of love and gratitude to water at the nuclear plants in Fukushima, Japan! By the massive earthquakes of Magnitude 9 and surreal massive tsunamis, more than 10,000 people are still … Continue reading
Windwalker (HW Guest Artist 2/24/11) reaches into a bowl filled with salt water and pulls out a small purple-edged shell. “This is a wampum shell,” she explains as she lays it on the third eye of the woman on … Continue reading
Posted in flash essay, photography
Tagged flash essay, healing, Lenape, medicine woman, Mi'kmaq, Native American, photography, shells, water medicine, Windwalker
Otowi Bridge You see the swift current here and know there is white water all the way down to Cochiti dam twenty four miles away. You’ve crossed the Rio Grande at the Otowi Bridge. Look to your right and you’ll … Continue reading
Posted in history, poetry
Tagged E.A. "Tony" Mares, Edith Warner, Los Alamos, Manhattan Project, New Mexico, Otowi Bridge, poetry, Rio Grande, Robert Oppenheimer, Tilano
Designer Giorgio Armani has started an “Acqua for Life” campaign (with a rather gorgeous website) to improve access to safe drinking water for everyone in the world, especially children, according to the New York Times. Armani will provide 100 liters … Continue reading
Posted in fashion, news, video, website
Tagged children, fashion, Giorgio Armani, Green Cross International, human rights, news, right to water, Unicef Tap Project, video
This gallery contains 8 photos.
For centuries humans have recognized the special energies present at the places on the earth where different bodies of water meet and join. Shrines are built in these locations, ceremonies held, healings requested, offerings given and received. Here in northern … Continue reading
Miracles fell like drops of healing sound… Click here to play soundtrack: an excerpt from Paul Rudy’s “Miracles Fell Like Drops of Healing Rain.” It has a million languages and even more dialects. From the sound of ice cracking on … Continue reading
Posted in flash essay, music, photography
Tagged Bandelier National Monument, earth sounds, flash essay, miracles, music, Paul Rudy, photography, rain, water sounds
In solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Japan, I invite you to check out Listening to the Deep Ocean Environment, the website of the bioacoustics LIDO project, which monitors seafloor sounds of geohazards and “the human and natural contributions … Continue reading
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In January 2010 I traveled to Cuba to research my book on the Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta. I was enchanted by the whole cult of the mermaid–she is goddess, nymph, protectress and mother to many Cubans. Infused in the culture … Continue reading
Tagged Cuba, flash essay, mermaid, mixed media, Nancy Morejon, Oshun, photography, poetry, Santeria, sculpture, sirens, Yemaya, Yoruba
This gallery contains 5 photos.
My father drowned before I was born. My mother was three months pregnant with me, and she jumped in to try to save him. So these early works have the memory of water in them, in the palette I used. … Continue reading
I’m on day 4 of a weeklong silent meditation retreat, and I’ve just had my one-on-one meeting with our dharma teacher, Susie Harrington. Painful stuff has come up for processing. I return to the sun-washed meditation hall, lower myself onto … Continue reading
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Tagged breathing, Buddhism, dharma, flash essay, Fuengirola, meditation, Mediterranean, photography, sea, Spain, Susie Harrington