by Tania Carriere

March 27, 2021

Rain boots make me think of my little brother.

He lived his 4th year in a little pair of blue rain boots - they were offset by a bright red cape and a part of his Superman identity - worn at all times except the bathtub. 

They made him invincible... to the rain, to the puddles, to the rules that prohibit fun and abandon.

They have the magic ability to turn “bad weather”… READ MORE


by Tania Carriere

January 31, 2021

I have a love of trees (especially Redwoods); there is something so grounded, solid, inviting about a tree trunk. The soft bark invites a caress and a full lean-in as I let it bear my weight. 

Today I'm walking through the desert and am surrounded by cacti. Tall, ancient, wizened elders, they stand in ways that seem almost indifferent… READ MORE


by Tania Carriere

November 01, 2020

I feel I’ve done something wrong.

My normal response to most questions - celebrating the holidays?... ...shall we go for a walk tomorrow? the business hanging in there?... is a quick scan and a definitive answer. 

These days, however, I am heard uttering uncertainty. 

I don’t know” is a definite blip in the system. 

The reverberations fill me with… READ MORE