Posts Tagged ‘Hobie Hare’

July 2017: We are Wabi Sabi

  We are Wabi Sabi By Hobie Hare   “Attune to the fact that nothing in nature is judging you, or wishing you were any different than you are.”   —Mark Coleman, Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path to Self Discovery.   I lived and worked in Japan for two years…

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June 2017: Father’s Favorite Wildflower

    During the month of June, my mind is frequently on my father, William Lonzo Goodman. He was born on June 15, 1917, and, of course, we celebrate Father’s Day during June, occasionally on his birthdate. June is also the time when Montana mountains burst forth with wildflowers, much to my father’s delight. June…

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June 2017: Focus – by Hobie Hare

    It was springtime. I rambled through a remnant pine and oak forest in a place called Deep Run Park with my good friend Beau, an Irish setter who was nine years old at the time. Damp, rotting earth and the smell of new green growth reawakened childhood memories of growing up in central…

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May 2017: Thriving Naturally

What Do You Need to Naturally Thrive? by Hobie Hare Take a moment and imagine a particular tree close to where you live or work that really stands out for you. What, in particular, attracts you to this tree? Are you drawn to its height, its age, its resilience, its beauty? Are you attracted by…

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April 2017: Honoring Earth Day with Hobie

Widening Your Circle of Compassion by Hobie Hare Author: Hobie Hare A human being is part of the whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a…

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March 2017: Celebrating Spring with Hobie

Celebrating Spring by Hobie Hare Sure Signs of Spring Winter has been more intense, unpredictable and longer this year in Montana, even at lower elevations. We’ve had snow on the ground in the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys since early December, and there are few signs that things are letting up just yet. My other half,…

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January 2017: Celebrating Nature With Hobie Hare

In August 1994 I became a “naturalized Montanan,” and some 22 years later, it is still an incredible place to call home. I was first attracted to Montana via a graduate school summer internship teaching English to international students in an outdoor setting not far from Yellowstone during the summer of 1992. The students all…

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