― I have been re-reading a book by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph. D. Women That Run With The Wolves. She is a cantadora which means she is "keeper of the old stories". Stories are medicine she says and I believe this to be so. It is a book of women's stories, about the wild self, tellings about the ways of the wild woman, that many woman have forgotten. ∙ This book has been and is continuing to become a very vital and significant influence on my creative life. ∙ "All these stories [...].