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Having Come This Far...

Friday, September 16, 2011      21 comments

I loves me some James Broughton. He knows where I live and doesn't bother to knock -- just goes on in -- enlivening my spirit, making me smile...or tear up...or laugh out loud, as he speaks to me on so many levels. And if that isn't good for ... Read more

I don't say he's right. Neither do I say he's wrong.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      15 comments

The exquisite wisdom of one of my teachers, Mary Oliver, takes my breath away: The Kingfisher The kingfisher rises out of the black wave like a blue flower, in ... Read more

Say Something Nice!

Friday, September 09, 2011      21 comments

I REALLY needed this today -- nothing profound or earth-shaking, just...NICE! A few folks at Improv Everywhere constructed a custom wooden lectern with a megaphone hol... Read more

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Sunday, September 04, 2011      21 comments

I'm in the white tee with my smiling yoga sistahs! I am a smiler, always have been, prolly always will be. It's part-and-parcel of the fabric of who I am. I will never ... Read more

Follow your bliss

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      23 comments

I was just talking to a good friend this morning who is frustrated and sad and feeling alienated from self and family. Afterwards I began reflecting on how we can find that place of quietness within in spite of what's whirling outside of us. A... Read more

Am I beautiful yet?

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      25 comments

Sister love -- Maha, Noreen, Trace (with dear Pickles) emoticonRead more

Glorious Colombia...the adventure continues! #3

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      37 comments

One never knows what a day will bring...and in my final weeks in South America what surfaced was a spur-of-the-moment idea among my family here and I to head to Colombia for my "last hurrah!" Please enjoy my humble attempt to share this ama... Read more

Ecuador: A Day-in-the-Life, #2

Thursday, July 21, 2011      41 comments

Well, this has been a most interesting time here in the province of Imbabura, northern Ecuador in the foothills of the Andes...the first time I have experienced a "staycation." Instead of adventuring all over Ecuador and South America visiting ... Read more

Inti Raymi, Celebration of Summer in the Foothills of the Andes, #1

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      46 comments

Greetings to all my SparkFriends far-and-near! My arrival to "mi otra casa" has filled me with many amazing thoughts and soul-considerations. I have two months left in this investigation of the spirit, with the intention of seeing everyth... Read more

Leaving behind the things that do not matter

Friday, June 03, 2011      34 comments

Good morning, I began this blog this morning because Piglet's Song arrived in my Inbox from Joe Riley and I had an immediate urge to share it. SparkPeople is more than a wellness site for me. It is the source of true and important friends... Read more

For all those who have served....

Saturday, May 28, 2011      17 comments

My purveyor of fine poetry, Joe Riley, Panhala.net, sent this, and he says it so well, I won't try to improve upon it: "For nearly ten years now, the United States has been at war in one form or another. Hundreds of thousands of our fel... Read more

NEVER GIVE UP!

Friday, May 27, 2011      15 comments

Click here: www.karmatube.org/videos
.php?id=2123 The Greek word for... Read more

YES!

Thursday, May 19, 2011      18 comments

This is what moves me...when all seems bleak and I wonder why even bother eating right, why bother moving this ol'bod'...just...why bother? When it's like this, the awareness of the Source Energy, the Ground of Being, the "music of the spheres"... Read more

My astrology reading this week!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      14 comments

Though I'm definitely a skeptic when it comes to taking generic astrology readings seriously, I've always liked Rob Brezsny's quirky off-beat approach freewillastrology.com/ho
roscopes/ . I've been "tuned in" to him since the 8... Read more

For a New Beginning

Monday, May 16, 2011      27 comments

~My bicycle has always symbolized something about moving on, moving out, taking risks, joy.~ ~Oh, ... Read more


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