Spider Secrets

One Night in Oraibi

Once long ago, a Hopi storyteller told me to listen for the voice of Spider Grandmother, weaver of the web of life, who still whispers

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“Learn to Lead in Love”

Dear Gardeners, Storytellers, Readers, and Friends, Welcome to “Spider Secrets,” my monthly blog about gardens, gardening, and storytelling, with stories about mythic and modern gardens

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Mending The Deep Web

Over time, men in power have excluded women from policy-making, and excluded scientists from Rachel Carson on. As a result, look where we are! Much

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As a writer, storyteller, and gardener, I’m fascinated by spiders’ crafty, beautiful webs and give thanks for all the good they do…and for the survival secrets they spin. 

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