All Week: Sex in 3D

All Week: Sex in 3D

Shadows and Sovereignty There’s a picture over my desk of a wind-bent pine tree leaning over a seaside cliff. To most people it’s just a black and white rendering of the coast. It’s beautiful but it’s not anything out of the ordinary. As I’ve sat before it, though, these last few weeks of writing and […]

Vivid Conversations on Orcas and Pearls

Vivid Conversations on Orcas and Pearls

This week’s conversation was a watery wandering that found its own logic and rhythm despite technical difficulties, snoring pugs, and (if you listen carefully) crying children (who were being lovingly cared for by their father.) Listen in as Annagrace and Bronwyn explore the watery depths, the ancestral wisdom of whales, the survival value of menopause, […]

Daily Wisdom: Celebrating Menopause

Daily Wisdom: Celebrating Menopause

In our culture, menopause is a private business, not something to be celebrated. We devote very little energy as a society towards celebrating the feminine passages – and menopause especially is often ignored or denigrated. I don’t just want to change this a little. I don’t just want to make menopause into something a little […]

Orcas and Pearls – Diving Deep

Orcas and Pearls – Diving Deep

For your listening pleasure, as we contemplate women’s wisdom and diving deep – this is a CBC documentary from 2007: The Sea Women (Oct. 2007 Encore) South Korea’s “sea women” have been harvesting commercial treasures from the ocean floor since the 4th century. With only a few tools and fishing baskets slung over their shoulders, […]