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26/Summer10:Frank Lloyd Wright: Fallingwater

Thursday, August 12, 2010      10 comments

Already well-known during his lifetime, Frank Lloyd Wright was recognized in 1991 by the American Institute of Architects as 'the greatest American architect of all time'. I was so looking forward to seeing work more of this brilliant, ecce... Read more

25/Summer10: SPARK WOMEN EXTRAORDINAIRE & a Maha-Friendly Village!

Thursday, August 12, 2010      17 comments

You create yourself in ever-changing shapes that rise from the stuff of our days--- unsung, unmourned, undescribed, like a forest we never knew. You are the deep innerness of all things, the last word that can never be spoken. To ... Read more

24/Summer10: Every Common Bush AND Niagara Falls!

Saturday, August 07, 2010      23 comments

Earth's crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God. -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, from Aurora Leigh I'm in my THIRD month of trippin' about in this huge, awe-inspiring country of ours (and a *touch* of Canada as well)!!! ... Read more

23/Summer10: Kaniatarowanenneh

Friday, July 23, 2010      23 comments

The Saint Lawrence River (Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river flowing approximately from southwest to northeast in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. It is t... Read more

22/Summer10: Francesca and Kathleen, and the Wonder Of It All!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      18 comments

I am making this blog more visual than textual. I'll begin with the lovely bike ride at Lake George which I took before arriving to Francesca's. I rode solidly one way and stopped for photo ops on the return ride. Read more

21/Summer10: FRESH

Monday, July 19, 2010      20 comments

I just spoke to dear lovely Francesca (FRANCESCANAZ); we'll meet about 5:00pm; I'm back at the state park after an 11-mile bike ride and decided to use some battery power to write a brief blog before I have lunch and begin the journey north. ... Read more

20/Summer10: I have become the best and worst

Wednesday, July 14, 2010      10 comments

This morning I woke up to the sound of rain on the camper roof. It was raining when I went to bed early last night also. PennyAn and I couldn't seem to get to bed early (too much to do and talk about!), so last night I took advantage of my alo... Read more

19/Summer10: Unconditional love

Sunday, July 11, 2010      21 comments

I have been graced and deeply blessed with the unconditional love of SparkFriends who have opened up their homes and hearts to me...first Rebecca; then in 2009 Stephanie and Gina; bringing in 2010, Kathy and Vivian. And now this summer: ... Read more

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


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