September 12th, 2001 NYC

Union Square Park Post 9-11

Another way New York City changed – for a short while – after September 11th A gentle, open feeling in the air In 2003, on the eve of the second anniversary, I wrote an essay about how it felt right after September 11th, 2001 — that date thousands of people died, and, in various and … Read more

Roses: The Magic of Aromatherapy

One of the first books I ever read on the practice was called Magical Aromatherapy by Scott Cunningham. The book acts as “a guide to utilizing essential oils and aromatic plants to create changes in our lives.” He wrote: “By correctly selecting the fragrance and inhaling it with visualization, true magic occurs.” When I created … Read more

Cathryn’s World 2.0

Welcome back to Cathryn’s World! Cathryn’s World site began in late 2009. Then, at some point, I lost the URL. But, as luck would have it, I got it back! Some of the content I feel is worth reposting and also, of course, here we are starting anew. I loved these images taken in Red … Read more