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the next step of my journey…

Hello! I’ll assume you’re glad to see me 🙂  but want to know where I’ve been? I gave myself permission to take a blogging-break far from the madding crowd to  reconnect with the peace, acceptance and happiness from living in … Continue reading

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time to play in the mud…

This post is in three parts… 1. Blogging buddies. I end all my walks on the beach in Malibu with a GROM gelato, and in my posts I mention how nice it would be if you could join me there.  … Continue reading

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no place for sissies in the Wild West

“There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new … Continue reading

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Summer’s arrived over here

Spring is the time when blossoms, tulips and daffodils fill our gardens. How do you define summer? you wear a tee-shirt and shorts sweat drips down your back after a walk to the corner your swim suit and towel are … Continue reading

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11:11

A few months ago my blogging buddy, Georgette, at Georgette Sullins’s Blog tagged me with a blogging challenge, which came with a set of rules 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and eleven random facts about you. 3. … Continue reading

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Seeds of Peace

“Is is the responsibility of all people with an aspiration to spiritual perfection to help develop a deep recognition of the value of other faiths …”   – The Dalai Lama In 1893 the first formal gathering of representatives from eastern … Continue reading

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Why this love of tattoos?

I wept when I looked at the close-up photo of a number tattooed on a woman’s arm at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. When I stepped back to blow my nose and allow a group of teenagers … Continue reading

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Friends

To say I’m horrified and “rocked off my moorings” by the violence at the Boston Marathon this afternoon is an understatement. I’m stuck on Why?  When I think of the victims I weep …  no more words… When I walked along … Continue reading

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Change

“When you travel you take something with you and you leave something behind.” This week’s WordPress photo challenge is Change. I’ve changed every time I’ve faced personal challenges such as marriage, motherhood, living in a new country, death of my … Continue reading

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Divine Mother “Amma Sri Karunamayi”

FrizzText’s A-Z photo challenge is now at “M“. A month before I walked in Spain, the Divine Mother, the world-renowned Hindu spiritual leader Sri Karunamayi, blessed me and my pilgrimage on the Camino.  This post is about that meeting. Sri … Continue reading

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