Heavy Metal Surgeon

Heavy Metal Surgeon

I’d never had surgery before, so I was uncertain what to expect when I walked through the doors of the Tahoe Forest Ambulatory Surgery complex in Truckee last week. It was 6 a.m. I was past being nervous at that point. I found myself determined, grateful, and open to...
Imagination Infusion #2

Imagination Infusion #2

Imaginative Healing I heard this story around a campfire in Carpinteria, CA in 1997. I was unable to find a written record of it so I am re-telling it here to the best of my memory. In the early 1990s a nineteen year old woman of Mexican descent lived in a small,...
Prodigal Father

Prodigal Father

Chased the circus across Idaho Rousting about got old pretty quick Dad spent the night in A Washington jail Begged the jailer A warm place to sleep
Imagination Infusion #1

Imagination Infusion #1

Kim Bateman begins her series Imagination Infusion. When I was a little girl, a fox lived under my bed and there were bats in the rafters who waited to lay eggs in my hair while I slept. Getting into the bed every night was quite a feat. I would turn out the light and...