Rude Awakenings ~ Catherine Seveneau

Catherine Sevenau


Cosmic patience

Posted on May 10, 2018

I hadn’t said a word the first three days; I’d nothing to add and was seeing plenty about myself simply sitting on the floor and... Continue

Soul musings

Posted on March 30, 2018

What cares for my soul? Lavender fields. Weeping willows. Soft blankets of bright orange poppies. The full wolf moon as it hangs full... Continue

A love story

Posted on March 8, 2018

While waiting by the register for my sundae at Sweet Scoops, a small boy comes up next to me where the napkins are. He’s not quite... Continue

Sin and prayer

Posted on February 7, 2018

My parents were like black and white, like oil and water, like sin and prayer. My father, not one to boil over, married a kettle of... Continue

An indoor girl

Posted on January 11, 2018

Look, I’ve hiked the Cinque Terra, ridden a donkey up the cliffs of Crete, and waterskied down the Colorado River. I trekked through... Continue

Kim Heddy, 1946 – 2012

Posted on November 9, 2017

Kim joined our office as an agent in 1994. As it turned out we had a lot in common: we both loved real estate and dark chocolate. In... Continue

Bless this mess

Posted on October 5, 2017

I’m hard-wired for formal prayer. I find myself reciting the Our Father when an earthquake hits, and oftentimes at night as I go... Continue

Dharma or karma?

Posted on September 6, 2017

“We’ve been brought here for a very short time—against our will—and we don’t know why.” I love that line. What is the point... Continue

The summer after the Summer of Love

Posted on August 21, 2017

Positively Haight Street, San Francisco –1968 was the year Eldridge Cleaver published “Soul on Ice” (he and his wife Kathleen... Continue

The Summer of Love

Posted on July 6, 2017

From the time I was 12 until I was 17, I worked summers and vacations for my dad in his store on Haight Street, saving my money for... Continue