The Phoenix—How I Became A Working Woman and A Mom

When I graduated from high school, I moved to Santa Cruz.I had been driving over the hill between San Jose…

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The Hippie In Me: Learning About Herbal Medicine

When I graduated from high school my cousin offered to take me to a women’s herbal symposium as a graduation…

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The Adventurous Type: Find Sacred Spaces

My dad taught me to be adventurous. Since I was very small he took me on his motorcycle, sent me…

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The Joy of Christmas as a Child: Reflecting on Family Traditions

When my family celebrated Christmas, it traditionally included a car trip to Southern California where my grandparents lived. We set…

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