"All we need is just a little patience" Axyl Rose


Lessons and Musings inspired by a Mexican Mutt 

I just returned from a 5-day camping trip, originally be 3 days, but due to a broken-down car situation, added 2 days. It was my first trip with Zafi, the pooch I…

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"Once upon a time..." from Sir Ferumbas, 1380AD

                                                                             Sunrise at Haliksai

Haliksai. This is the Hopi word that is used at the beginning of a story. Roughly translated to something like, “Once upon a time”, or “In the beginning”. And so, I begin my story of the last…

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"I'd like to be under the sea." Ringo Starr

Day 11 (of quarantine in Canada) 

“I’d like to be under the sea in an octopus’ garden in the shade”. 

I’m sitting here in my boathouse in Barrie on Day Eleven of my quarantine. My gracious sister has decked the…

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"Trust and self-assurance, that lead to happiness...." Don Henley

                                                            View from my bed here in Yelapa.


Trust. One would think that this is a relatively easy emotion/way of being for me, looking at my way of being, where my life has taken me, and all of the spiritual practices…

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"And now I feel so different..." Sinead O'Connor 

                              Sitting writing this blog post, finding the essence of the Goddess, despite how I feel I look.


Courage over Comfort.

I’m not sure where this phrase came from last week, but I wrote it a couple of times in my…

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"Surf City here we come" The Beach Boys

Floating around on waves in the ocean has been known to induce many insights and encourage life-changing epiphanies. This raw connection to the elements brings us into close relationship with the environment, and ourselves. Some may ponder life’s fleetingness and…

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"Day is done, gone the sun..." Taps

“Day is done, gone the sun, from the lakes, from the hills, from the skies...God is nigh.” Most evenings at dusk I sit on my porch and sing this song, watching the sun sink into Lake Cocibolca’s horizon here on…

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"Relax." Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

Yoga nidra sesh while waiting for the ferry in Swartz Bay


So many of you know that I’ve been touting the benefits of yoga nidra for several years. My friend Jaya Leigh introduced it to me ages ago and I’ve…

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