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Simple Life, Simplicity 
My Journey Toward Less 
Deciding to Live with Less and Other Minimalist Lessons Learned from Fire 
The Clothes We Wear at Home
Project 333, Simple Life and Moderately Minimal Archives: Search all posts
How to Cultivate Quiet in the Chaos of the Holidays

Earth and The Great Sea 

This is my online journal of thoughts, stories, 
photographs and glimpses of my inner and 
outer travels with simplicity and the rest of the world. 

Spirituality 
My Journal Writing: Reflecting on my Journey
Solstice: A Time for Reflection, Ritual and Renewal
There is a way nature speaks, that land speaks...

Growing up and American Indians 
10 of my favorite places where you can experience Native American cultures
Indian Summer Blonde
First Firefly
Wilma Mankiller
Freefall Home
It's A Very Dirty Job
Tomol Evening: California's Indigenous Peoples
Tomol Trek 
Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits
American Indians In Children's Literature
Children of the Powwow: Changing the Way We See Native America (HuffPost)
A Chapter from The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal 

American Holiday Traditions that can leave harmful images and lasting negative impressions on Native American and non-Native minds
You May Think It's Harmless Dressing Like a Native American On Halloween. Here's Why You Are Wrong
Goodbye Christopher Columbus
What Thanksgiving Means To Me: A Native Point of View
Thankfulness and Rewriting History (HuffPost)
Happy Thanksgiving: A Native American Perspective (HuffPost)

Also see my essays published in other online places


Motherhood and Transracial Adoption 
Close and Connected: KAAN
Three Sections from MY Life
Pushing up the Sky
In Writing Motherhood - see Up Close and Personal

Making a Difference 
Race and White Privilege KAAN Conference Session
River, Blood, And Corn: A Community of Voices
My Year at the Shelter: At-Risk Youth and Kids in Foster Care (HuffPost)
Voices Confronting Pediatric Brain Tumors (Johns Hopkins University Press)
Rejecting cancer clichés that deal in terms of winning, or losing
Family Caregivers: Sharing the Journey (HuffPost)
Bring Me Hope: Foster Parenting Through Tough Times (HuffPost)
When a Child Dies: Living with Loss, Healing with Hope

Just Having Fun

The Moon In Pisces With An Appetite Rising
Autumn in Dixon 
Taming the Wild, in Me 
Today I Am Every Age I Ever Was
One Possible Thing Before Breakfast, The Garden
The Stories His Banjo Told
George Carlin on Indians
Sex and the City Indian

More Reading, Writing and Living

A Community of Children Writers
Owning Difference: An Interview with Terra Trevor
Do you have a favorite bookstore? Tell me about it 
How Many Children Do You Have?
Jay's Shoes 
Tucson Festival of Books: Thank You For The Memories

Books and Other Writings
Pushing up the Sky, A Mother's Story A Memoir By Terra Trevor
Other Books by Terra Trevor, or containing her work 
Links to essays published in other online places 

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He is careful of what he reads, for that is what he will write. He is careful of what he learns, for that is what he will know―Annie Dillard
  • The leaves on the trees toss in the wind. Already they have turned a brilliant orange, bleeding red. It’s autumn in Dixon, New Mexico, my heart's home. In ...

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