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18/Summer10: Just the facts, m'am....
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      14 comments

Rear view: Harmony * Coexist * Yogaville Packin' up, gettin' ready to leave this lovely little home ... Read more
17/Summer10: Go North Woman!
Monday, July 05, 2010      21 comments

Gazing up on a straight line while standing at LOTUS (Light of Truth Universal Shrine) you first see Chidambaram (shown in my last blog -- www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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16/Summer10: A guest arrives at the ashram
Thursday, July 01, 2010      23 comments

A perfect lotus flower from the garden of Conway friend Siaw Khian (Buddhist, originally from Malaysia), who also photographed it. LIVE LIKE A LOTUS IN THE WATER "Th... Read more
15/Summer10: Life without rehearsal!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      18 comments

OK, so I'm back at the ashram, I had a luxurious night's sleep in this lovely well-appointed little house that I've been gifted with "as long as I wish to be here", I'm sipping my second cup of coffee, enjoying wi-fi(!), enjoying the welcoming b... Read more
14/Summer10: The Guest House
Monday, June 28, 2010      18 comments

I'm heading back to my spiritual home, the Satchidananda Ashram, in central Virginia, this morning. I have been invited to stay in the house of a friend there...for as long... Read more
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

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