Uma Bode

How and what I am ~ How and what I wish to be

For some reason I don’t exactly understand, and in no particular order, I feel compelled to write and share these facts about myself. I am a: photographic artist writer visionary healer closet designer botanist tarot reader web-mistress &… Read More

Launch

Jeez. It’s so anticlimactic to work so hard for so long and launch TheUmaverse.com and then none of the social media links work correctly and even the facebook posts about it just slip away. Starting a website is… Read More

The Umaverse: Photographic Art and Tarot Readings

For your rooms and walls: Photographic Art For your inner spaces and growth: Tarot Readings After years of daydreaming and night dreaming, talking and musing, dipping in and retreating, it’s official. Today I hang out the “open for… Read More

The River Tour: Sunrise and Atlanta

I lost the pit lottery at both shows. Dammit. At least at Sunrise I was on the front of the GA rail, and we missed by less than 50. But at Atlanta we were practically dead last. I… Read More

The River Tour: Pittsburgh 1-16-16

Show #1 of The River Tour. The pics aren’t so great because I was kinda far back. But I needed to illustrate the post with SOMETHING! Hope these at least give a bit of the energy of the night…. Read More

The Far East San Francisco Bay

It turns out that the corridor from Concord to Sunol is absolutely gorgeous.                                

Confessions of a Sober Alcoholic

I have a confession to make. This is especially being posted for any of my friends of all ages who are still struggling with addiction and alcoholism. When I was 17 years old, my boyfriend bought us tickets… Read More

Kauai – First Two Months

In mid-August, I (temporarily) moved to Kauai. I’m not sure I’ll be here very long, but I have not blogged in a while so I thought I’d check in. I moved here because a friend of mine was… Read More

Thinking About God

  Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about God. The Beloved. All that is, and all that animates all that is. The One and The Way. The fragmented fullness of your path unfolding. The Living Map. Trust it.

Some Pics from Houston

It is hard to believe it’s been so long since the shows. I miss the touring life. Much is changing, much too fast. More on that soon. I finally made my way through the Houston pics and selected… Read More

Some Photos from the Following Bruce Road Trip

From Austin, TX, through Arkansas, Tennesee, North Carolina, Florida and beyond, here’s just a small selection of some of my favorite iPhone photos from the road trip. I often passed great photos by, but just as often, I… Read More

YES, I Went to Florida!

It was the morning of April 21st and I was sitting in the room in Raleigh that I had rented through Airbnb. My new friend (Liz, from Israel) who I had not yet met in person, had just texted me that… Read More