THE HOMEWARD JOURNAL
A spiritual connection: 9 ways trees make us happier people
May 19, 2023
Tapping into our natural bond with trees to feel more calm is no longer just for tree-huggers and new-age hipsters. As we search for meaningful connections in our lives and ways to slow down our busy days, trees emerge — once again — as the friend and ally we need to feel more grounded, to feel happier and healthier. This is a love letter to trees, and, therefore, to life itself.
What Is The State Of Our Nature Deficit Disorder? Richard Louv Has Hope
March 09, 2023
Richard Louv’s 2005 book “Last Child in the Woods” sparked an international movement to overcome what he diagnosed as our collective Nature Deficit Disorder — the idea that our children and families increasingly lose the innate connection to nature that is so vital for our healthy physical and emotional development. The other day, I asked Rich if we’ve made any progress since he first wrote the book.
The Art Of Wintering: Strategies To Rest And Retreat
January 27, 2023
Patrick Shannon on his work for the National Forest Foundation
November 29, 2022
Why is coral reef important? This Kauai mermaid will tell you
November 18, 2022
Robin Mazor is a self-proclaimed mermaid, a mermaid who moonlights as the director of the Kauai-based nonprofit organization Reef Guardians — an organization I am donating a portion of my artwork sales to. So the other day, I called Robin to have her tell her story — and to tell me more about who are the Reef Guardians and how they work to protect the reefs on Kauai and beyond.
The Aloha Spirit: The secret meaning of the Hawaiian way of life
November 10, 2022
“Do you edit your photos?"
October 07, 2022
The lessons the wild Western lands teach us
September 28, 2022
How to be grounded: This is what nature teaches busy people like you
September 17, 2022
Is Photography Art? How I Decide What To Photograph
September 17, 2022
What Makes A Place Feel Like Home? I Found The Answer Outside.
July 12, 2022
“Nature is not a place we visit. It is home,” the great Gary Snyder wrote. This is the story of how I found that elusive Sense of Home in the timeless lands of the West. To do so, I had to search for answers to maybe THE central question to our happiness: What makes us feel at home?
Six Mistakes To Avoid When Buying Art
July 28, 2021