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Tumbleweed: A Story of Searching in L.A.

A short form meditation on journeys

photos from Jan 2020 visit to Joshua Tree . collage by writer on Canva

The tumbleweed tumbled into the road — not a desert road, not a desert highway — but where a major metropolitan street met a railroad crossing.

It was mid-afternoon, traffic at its busiest, and the tumbleweed, a good four-feet tall and four-feet wide, just rolled right in and halted her journey in front of our…




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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.

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