Like a Spa for the Heart – Winter Women’s Gathering in Roberts Creek!

We’re really looking forward to this weekend – Like a Spa for the Heart! A Circle of Women – Winter Workshop & Retreat – December 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2015 All women are welcome! Come share this circle that began with Carol Sill and Mariette Berinstein. We believe every woman who enters the circle can enrich us all. A gathering to…

Becoming a True Grandmother

When I first became a grandmother I was so inspired by the intensity of the experience that I wrote this little document about it all. It has been several years since that first blast of light, and I’m now at another phase. But a friend just had her first grandchild, so I dusted off this…

Christmas Tree Memory

I posted this long ago, but saw that it had some new viewers – so am reposting here for the season! O Tree from Carol Sill

What’s my dosha?

Ayurveda Conference at UBC Ayurveda scholars and practitioners, naturopathic and allopathic doctors, yogis and interested new-agey types all gathered at UBC last weekend for a varied and fascinating program of talks, papers, demos and experiential activities. I was happy to attend, and help out Neelam Toprani, the conference coordinator, who is also the owner of…

Quantum Turtle

After more than 20 years of basically sitting in the tank, the big turtle has made a dramatic move! Clunking repeatedly to get our attention, he’s been granted freedom to wander about the place, exploring the edges of the apartment and getting into nooks and crannies. What is he searching for? A mate, at this…

Old Friend

I’m sad today knowing that an old friend is close to his final passage, and that there is nothing I can do but send loving thoughts from a distance. I’m also sensing the collapse of my own history as it reconfigures to continue without his presence, feeling these shifts and changes. Memories of course come…