Retreat. Respite. Renewal.




“Until we allow some of Nature’s stillness to reclaim us, we will remain victims of the instant and never enter the heritage of our ancient belonging.”– John O’Donohue It is so very still this time of year. If one lets it be. I find myself yearning to jump in the truck and roll up to…


Songbirds in the Wilderness

Last season, we arrived at Crooked Creek Retreat and were greeted by a dead crow down by the root cellar. The fallen oak leaves cradled it in their newly-formed nest. What would this weekend hold for us, a few women, unknown to one another, in the middle of the woods!? So of course, a few women…


The First Year

It has been one year since Grandpa and Grandma’s cabin and land became ours. The past year as been a whirlwind- and here we are to share with you all of the joyful moments, the work, the retreats- all the goodness that we’ve got goin’ on up at Crooked Creek Retreat. Last June we were…