Dear Safety by Cami Kasmerchak I want nothing to do with you. I throw off your constrictive, binding shackles in order to pursue a fuller life. A life worth living. A life worth losing. I…


On a retreat at Lake of the Ozarks, Penny Smith, Cristina Cousins, Emma Shaw, Sarah Bollinger, and Lindsay Sihilling sent me their greetings. Such fortune to know them!

Jottings and Notes from Cami’s Talk

Cami Kasmerchak, Appalachian Summer: To the Mountains and Back, Sunday 24  February 2013 She talked about the “call” … reminds me of Margaret Wheatley: “The notion of vocation comes from spiritual and philosophical traditions. It…


Working on my obsession In the kitchen on Spring Avenue Alongside Sarah Bollinger and Lindsay Sihilling All of us fingering our laptops with brio –Go for broke!

A State of Wonder

The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenaline but is, rather, the gradual lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity. — Glenn Gould

Coming Alive

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Rev. Howard Thurman To live…