New Artists’ Book A...This chapbook holds a collection of 20 poems and nine images of the series, Map of a Woman’s Hear [...]
Comunica, Inc.Connect, Invent, Lead with Comunica, a creative partner! Choose ways to create, communicate, and lead [...]
Teahouse & ButohAn excursion to a misty place – a suitcase packed with new books and kimonos. An unexpected collabora [...]
Galisteo Basin PreserveI am mapping “the heart of a woman,” my current poetry and photography project, in a hermitage at G [...]
Kimonos in a Stone ForestThe work of Stone Forest is an exquisite combination of nature and the work of human hands. The qualit [...]
How does landscape and place inform our lives?
Odes & OfferingsA big thank you to Joan Logghe! I loved participating in this innovative dialogue…poets and a [...]
Layered PoetryGlowing white space • delicate, translucent, and illuminated • paper, fabric and light • quiet, [...]
Road to Carrizozo
Solstice, Christmas Eve, ...Marilyn Batts (also Leah Stravinsky), a good friend and wonderful sculptor, asked me what my next expe [...]
Geography of a MarriageMy marriage with B resides in rivers, mountains, road trips as well as twenty plus years in the Casa A [...]
Invisible Threads: Three ...Piper Leigh’s art installation “Invisible Threads: Three Bundles of Work” at Studio 6, September [...]
The Landscape Between UsA collaboration with Catherine Ferguson, painter and poet who lives in Galisteo. Poems and images wer [...]
Gate by Do Ho SuhAND just in time the see the incredible new installation at Seattle Art Museum, Luminous…. Do Ho [...]
Tangled Weeds from the Co...There is for example a dusty blue when brown wings fold close to the body the blue grosbeak [...]
Iskra’s blog about ...…throughout the gallery, shimmering kimonos drifted suspended from the ceiling. Visiting Santa Fe [...]
What is Butoh?OFFERING A butoh dance by Shinjo within Japanese tea house installation by Chris Ezzell Reading prior t [...]
Map of a Woman’s He...Maps and visual journals resonate with my interest in synthesis and layering. This project explores the [...]
Origami Hut (Mobile Studi...I have worked for over 20 years out of my home. I imagined a “hermitage” or space for solit [...]
Musings on glass and Mari...A soul mate and companion in the world of transparency and layers. Gratitude for faces of glass hanging [...]
Leadership Coaching &...Restore and renew. Uncertain times require courageous creativity! Leaders often wish they could call a [...]
Conversation about intent...Excerpt from the conversation with one poet of Trés Chicas…. Renée: As I listen to you now, the [...]
ImpressionsBetween two views of wandering grays, blacks, whites morph Between shifting canvases landscapes, shado [...]
The invitationI invite you to step into a boat…travel with me into the unknown, a world of fragments and dre [...]
Light on a winter’s...
Watch the video: Snow, Solstice, Kimonos
Catch the Rawness, poem— of a world preparing for war, collecting hate as rain forms a pool in the slightest depression of s [...]
Questions before the snow...What is coming forward? What am I standing in? Standing for? “Life lived with a good question as [...]
Responses to the reading&...“Your poetry belongs floating in the air. Of course, why didn’t I see it before.” K [...]
Video experiments with li...Special thanks to Dylan McLaughlin, a digital media artist. See Dylan’s site. Dylan helped m [...]
Design Partner/Mentor/Con...I delight in working with brilliant young learning designers who are creating today’s world of w [...]
Partial list of clients3M American Experience (PBS, WGBH) Audubon New Mexico BellSouth Corporate Executive Board Duke Corporat [...]
Meetings that work!Even with amazing new technologies that support communication and meetings we are still hampered by ol [...]
Networked planning puts i...The brainpower of many diverse perspectives turns complex challenges into opportunities. This process [...]
Blue Map Experiments, Ima...
The Bass of Andy ZadroznyAnother experiment My collaboration with Andy was full of discoveries and learning. I wondered if a [...]
Blessed Restlessness, Poe...
Another Morning, Poem (au...
Tres Chicas PressWhat an honor to be in their good company and this poetry community! Listen to an interview of these th [...]
What the Women Say, Poem ...
Postcards from a Traveler...
The Beauty of Stone Fores...
Visit their website: Stone Forest The work is exquisite! Gardens, bath and kitchen.
Reading with images &...If you want to drop into the stream of images…check out this video: my thin-skinned wandering in [...]
Excerpt:Stone Forest blog...“Suddenly voices quieted down, and a screen was projected onto the large adobe wall above the Cur [...]
The Moon Misses Its Fulln...
How embody the moon?
Odes & OfferingsHappily this dialogue between artists and poets was documented in a book published by Sunstone Press. F [...]
Singing Moon KimonoElizbeth Raby‘s poem inspired a vision of the fluid body of the moon, shimmering in the “wh [...]
Verbal Structure by Sally...It was exciting to discover my words like a visual chant in Sallyann Paschall’s work. Sleeping [...]
At the Wheel of the Year ...The leg scratch of crickets sounds from drying sage. Thunder rolls from white clouds out of the west. W [...]
Valley of Fires
Road trip, Map
What is this hermitage?It is a small room in a very large space. Everything at hand. I settle. The mud clears. It is simple [...]
Commonweal ConservancyMany thanks to Commonweal Conservancy! I am inspired by the vision of Galisteo Basin Preserve. And I de [...]
Cloud Series, Images
Wrestling an Angel, Poemjust at the edge there is a flutter a ripple on water a brief taste from a mitten of snow no sound but [...]
The Road Series, Images
Alligator Juniper Series,...
the burn, Poemthe burn the mountains dance even with the memory of fire just one canyon over fresh green clumps feath [...]
the burn, Poemthe mountains dance even with the memory of fire just one canyon over fresh green clumps feathery grass [...]
Into Blue, Mobile
Refuge, Fabric Scrolls
A study in wind, daybookIs it windy where you are? Is all of New Mexico about wind? Is this is our particular manifestation, I [...]
Green chili cheese, please
Home in Galisteo, Postcar...
Galisteo Spring, Postcard
Words & Paint, Colla...
Performance at Collected ...
The performance at Collected Works was a deeply satisfying expression of this new series of poems.
Composition in Five Movem...Collaboration with Andy Zadrozny, musician, resulted in this new composition …a conversation be [...]
Salt Gatherer, Poemthis morning the child I carry is made of salt dawn reveals white scallops exposes this small form the [...]
Musings On ProcessIf poems offer a direct experience when much is at a distance…if poems spark, leap to create fres [...]
glimpse what’s insi...
Questions About TravelHow does the rhythm of a larger field enter our lives? How create a small simple hermitage in a big sp [...]
Night JournalWednesday was late arrival. I come home from meeting to pack. Brian is home and it is even harder to l [...]
Musings On Travel Excursi...I keep something like a ship’s log. Entries include: Big Bend, Villanueva State Park, Chaco Canyon, U [...]
Re: The readingYour reading last evening was moving and inspirational. The way you have integrated all your experience [...]
Re: Experiencing the bookTo the exquisite PURITY of it, so different than any book I’ve ever seen — the intention of it. Th [...]
Re: Experiencing the bookOne of the most beautiful presentations I have seen in some time. Your images are exactly right, echo y [...]
Musings On CompositionIf we leave room for things to move in fluid relationship, might there be a startling revelation? Not o [...]
Musings On Book DesignI desire a loose weave allowing the reader to look at fragments and form their own composition. I shar [...]
A Dilemma of Transparency...I follow the sway of my hips, look straight into the face of each moment, listen as one who is lost. Ma [...]
Mobile Studio on the Road
Questions On Home
On what ground do I stand in this uncertain world? What is home? What is belonging? What is exile?
Invisible Threads, Instal...This installation is the map of a journey recorded in forms that allow a fluid juxtaposition of image a [...]
Musings On CollaborationWe were companions and conspirators. We wrote first drafts of poems in Catherine’s orchard using co [...]
Musings On UnknownWilderness offers the possibility of adventure and challenge in the unknown. What we will find when we [...]
Musings On Blank Spaces
Sleeping Beauties is the name cartographers give the blank spaces.