Posted November 28th, 2012 by & filed under Ecotherapy.
My Journey With My Ally Plant, by Dr. Carol Parker
About 10 years ago while leading one of my first Wilderness Fast ceremonies in a remote location in Death Valley, I was shocked when a young woman named Ricki returned from her solo site laden with three-foot long stalks of Wild Tobacco. I had no…
Posted November 21st, 2012 by & filed under Creative Writing from Southwestern College, Top News, SWC Blog.
My Life in in 5 Chapters
a poem by Portia Nelson
I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk
I fall in.
I am lost ... I am helpless.
It isn't my fault.
It takes forever to find a way out.
I walk down the…
Posted November 18th, 2012 by & filed under Creative Writing from Southwestern College, Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
by Magdalena Karlick
I delved into this rag rug project at the beginning of the summer, wanting to recycle old, ill-fitting, and stained clothing to make a rug for my son’s new room. I imagined a place where he could sit comfortably while looking at his books or playing with his toy animals.
Posted November 18th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, SWC Blog, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC.
Materials: Markers, Colored Paper, Scissors, and Glue
These days, most presents for family and friends are family creative efforts; Mama and Judah (2 1/2 years old) taking lead. My folks and my brother are all Scorpios, with their birthdays within two weeks of each other. This year we made a collage with spontaneous scribbles, hand…
Posted November 5th, 2012 by & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Top News, SWC Blog.
Being a new student in SWC is a rewarding, challenging, and startling experience all around. I clearly remember the expectations I had for myself and the school when I landed in Santa fe, NM.
Before starting my journey in SWC I had been in four different colleges and universities studying biology, chemistry, humanities and genetics.…