Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day and cemeteries

I grew up in suburban Southern California, land of Forest Lawn, Rose Hills, and other big cemeteries.   There were some small, old-fashioned cemeteries in the area, usually having to do with early settlers.  I remember a little one in Yorba Linda … Continue reading

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Scholar or Priest?

Last month I wrote a short blog entry about discovering the Michael Teachings.  I have been reading the web site, and a couple weeks ago I ordered a book referenced there and by friends: The Journey of Your Soul, by Shepard … Continue reading

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An old farmhouse

I like this house. Old farmhouses fascinate me.  This one must have belonged to a properous farmer, because it has the wing in the back.  I imagine what the rooms might look like — probably not very big, but with … Continue reading

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Visiting Davis CA

Last week I visited Davis CA for the first time.  I say first time, because I really want to go back again.  I walked with friends along the tree-lined streets.  We saw LOTS of frozen yogurt shops and LOTS of … Continue reading

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Yarn junkie?

Am beginning to suspect I am a yarn junkie.  When I feel stressed, the sight, smell, and texture of yarn soothes me.  And if there is a yarn store around, I always feel better when I buy some yarn.  [Like … Continue reading

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I create a Clothesline t-shirt

I’ve helped with Clothesline Project workshops, and am gathering materials to present one in our tribal community.  But I’ve never created a Clothesline t-shirt.  Today at a training, I did.  Twenty-five women sat in a room, creating t-shirts.  Sometimes it was so … Continue reading

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Cycle of life . . .

I have heard about too many deaths this year, and it is only May.  Those who died have been family members of friends, or friends of friends, but I still hear their grief . . . I witness their sorrow . … Continue reading

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