"On the Road Again" Willie Nelson

                                                             Me and the Zafinator, happily “stranded” in Ajijic

Wow! What a Week! Some of you may remember my old article I had with the Express in Nelson, with the same title. That same caption applies to the past week I’ve…

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"I Am Light", India Arie

“I Am Light” 
-India Arie

They say that if you don’t use it, you lose it. Language, muscle tone, writing and creating skills, memory and the mind. My writing feels rusty. My voice (both literal and symbolic) feels underused and…

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"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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