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28/Summer10: Biking the Youghiogheny River Trail

Saturday, August 14, 2010      10 comments

I left Pennsylvania a few days ago. I last stayed three days and two nights in Ohiopyle, an area incredibly rich with recreational resources, among them an awesome bike trail. The Youghiogheny River Trail has 27 miles of trail in the park ... Read more

27/Summer10: FLW's Kentuck Knob

Friday, August 13, 2010      11 comments

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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 --
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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

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