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13/Summer10: Sunday Brunch-in-the-Woods!

Sunday, June 27, 2010      15 comments

I decided to wait for a really healthy first meal today, brunch! So I brewed up some brown basmati rice, with its nutty and fabulous fragrance nicely waking up my taste buds. I did this outside Hari Kurmavatara on a double burner hotplate I pu... Read more

12/Summer10: Trek Trail Ride

Saturday, June 26, 2010      17 comments

Today the Trek and I went on a 10-mi. trail ride. Here are the a few photos and though they don't demonstrate it, this was a very challenging ride...with a great climax: ... Read more

11/Summer10: Dinner (thanks Stlrzgrrl!)

Friday, June 25, 2010      13 comments

I'm on a roll, so I'll post some photos of tonight's dinner in my house-on-wheels: I needed to restock my groceries before departing Mooville in the Toyota Dolphin, so on our last night (Wednesday) Tracey took me to the ONLY natural foods s... Read more

10/Summer10: Beautiful Parks, Park 2

Friday, June 25, 2010      13 comments

I'll start with Cedarville State Forest here in Maryland, 'cause that's where I am NOW. But I have also have photos to journal of Kiptopeke on VA's Eastern Shore, Cape Henlopen on Delaware Bay and Codorus in beautiful southern PA. Read more

9/Summer10: Beautiful Parks

Friday, June 25, 2010      19 comments

Cedarville State Forest, south-eastern Maryland QUESTIONS BEFORE DARK Day ends, and before ... Read more

8.5/Summer10: PAJAMA PARTY!!!

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      21 comments

I discovered Harrisburg's Greenbelt yesterday morning and the Trek'n me got in almost 18 miles exploring it...from a Martin Luther King commemoration, to a labyrinth, 5 Senses Gardens, a community garden, and a happy and active creek keeping me ... Read more

8/Summer10: STLRZGRRL's Mooville & Other Assorted Pleasures

Monday, June 21, 2010      22 comments

Sunday (yesterday), after the wonderful gathering with Lewis (LEWISH11), Tracey took me to her home the "long" way, over country roads in beautiful southern PA, stopping to pick up some local black raspberries and blueberries (YUMMY breakfast ma... Read more

7/Summer10: My Trusty Trek

Monday, June 14, 2010      32 comments

I biked 28 miles Friday...and man was my butt sore! It has been a while since I've riden that distance. I rode the Cape Henry Trail through First Landing State Park and then tooled around VA Beach, which is a HUGE tourist city. Here are some ... Read more

6/Summer10: Hey Jude!

Saturday, June 12, 2010      19 comments

Maha: Well......FINALLY some sistah' fun! Yeah, Jude got here to First Landing this morning around 9am and we first enjoyed the morning here at the state park getting to know each other "3-D." Then we decided to go cruising...down to the Boa... Read more

5/Summer10: Krishna Das and the Ashram

Friday, June 11, 2010      31 comments

I spent two weeks at the Satchidananda Ashram in central Virginia. It was glorious in every way. The time there began with a kirtan retreat with Krishna Das, and what a beginning that was! I was either sobbing or singing or laughing, all from... Read more

4/Summer10: I CHOOSE gratitude on the journey!

Friday, May 28, 2010      24 comments

Friday of Memorial Weekend 2010 I'm deeply inspired by my dear SparkFriend JerseyGirl who, while living a nightmare, CHOOSES to not immerse herself in it. I have so much to be thankful for on this beautiful day. I CHOOSE to be grateful fo... Read more

3/Summer10: Oh I've been in the woods...

Monday, May 24, 2010      20 comments

...all right -- a week at the wondrous Devil's Den State Park, NW Arkansas, https://mail.google.com/
mail/?shva=1#inbox/128c92a
050a30f66 ...made all the more miraculous because of beginning this odyssey at the feet... Read more

2/Summer10: That wonderful dance You promised....

Tuesday, May 18, 2010      16 comments

This poem came in my InBox today. It's for ME...as I depart this morning...to hear another extraordinary poet tonight, Mary Oliver...and then continue wending my way east to the Satchidananda Ashram...and beyond. Who told Joe (purveyor of... Read more

Don't Panic -- Eat Organic!

Friday, May 14, 2010      21 comments

I really appreciate Organic Consumers Association, a watch dog organization that provides great information and lobbies for change in this most important area -- the food we eat! Here's a summary from the article in their latest e-newsletter th... Read more

This is why I won't get lost....

Thursday, May 13, 2010      15 comments

Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. ~ Rum... Read more


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