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Within Swinging Distance 

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Within Swinging Distance September brings a new set of changes and challenges, and a host of adaptations as we find our Weh in autumn with this pandemic.  What is settling in many of us is the recognition that managing this virus is a marathon, not a sprint.  The thing is,…

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Lyrics to Cicada’s Song

By Wild Thoughts

Lyrics to Cicada’s Song Dressed in rain gear to deflect burrs I plunge into the woods that border my yard. It’s an annual event trying to remove the burrs from the ground which is far easier than from the dog. Burrs might well take over the world so designed are…

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Green Spirals

By Live Wild

It’s easier to bring the not scary parts of yourself out into the world. To hope that the Wild parts of ourselves are the parts that we don’t mind sharing.

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Shifting

By Live Wild

Impermanence, a word, a feeling that has been sticking with me lately. The impermanence of life; of season, of weather, of joy, of distress, of successes, and of failures

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Owl Hope

By Wild Thoughts

Owl Hope For a poet to be rendered speechless, well,  that takes something out of the ordinary.   Like the Barred Owl who has chosen to roost on a tall pine in my yard.   I saw the droppings first and the tell-tale pellets that told me she was—or had…

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Stepping Into New

By Live Wild

Stepping into 2020 many of us are fraught with worries about what the future may hold. Here at The Wild Institute, we planned to start this year by talking about ways to deepen our skills of being Wildly Present.

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The Play of Light

By Wild Thoughts

The Play of Light   Today it’s the play of light: for an instant, just the tops of trees are touched by morning sun. Churning grey clouds bring into focus the sun-kissed leaves turning green hues to glowing gold.   Yesterday it was the breathtaking outline of seed heads– wild…

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Re-Wilding

By Live Wild

Re-Wilding, in the world of conservation, means restoring an area of land to it’s natural uncultivated state, particularly reintroducing species of plants or wild animals that have been driven out or exterminated.

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On Being Wildly Original

By Live Wild

Our theme is Wildly Original Who are you? What makes your heart sing? What, even when it’s difficult, is worth standing out for? Being Wildly Original is hard, every aspect of being Wild is hard, they all take courage in different ways. Personally, I think that being Wildly Original takes…

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