Helen Kolff has taught high school sociology, been a family planning educator with Planned Parenthood, helped organize the Beyond War peace movement in Seattle, planned conferences, written a book on wildflowers of the Peruvian Andes, organized Northwest Earth Institute courses, and taught Nonviolent Communication.

An Elder Vision Quest


…I survived the night. It was cold and dark and a bit scary. I thought I heard an animal walking up the creek, but my headlamp is so weak I couldn’t see very far. I don’t think there really was an animal. I think it was my fear and imagination that created it.

Fall 2011 Issue

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