Entries by markmorey

They live off nothin

We were impressed by the beauty growing out of the stone, and she stopped and said ” beautiful aren’t they? And they live off of nothin. And if you try to plant them they won’t grow. You just have to let them come”


This is a picture of an old old fiddle that hasn’t been opened in 21 years, since the elder died. They decided to open it the night we were there.


Reflections from Ireland

This is how you get emails automatically into your inbox whenever I post a new blog post from Ireland. The trip has been amazing already and its only been a few days. My intention is to reconnect my family lineage, both upstream and downstream to our Irish heritage. There are reasons the stories have been […]

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Boys and the Crisis of Connection

Recently I led a call about teens and screens called: Connecting teens for a Thriving Future, Addressing technology, isolation, and addiction.  (Listen in here) Connection or lack of connection continues to be a systemic issue that is arising in various symptomatic ways. I will be reaching out soon to Niobe Way, an expert on the […]

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Expanding our Worldview of Nature Education: An Imperative for Our Times

Keynote Speaker, 2017 NYSOEA Annual Conference This year’s conference theme was “Watershed Moments: Connecting to Our Natural World”. What is a watershed moment? After a bit of research, I determined that it is the moment where the watershed begins. At the top of the watershed is a divide between two watersheds. Poetically, this is a […]