Category Archives: ritual

Hahnemühle DS Art Journal: Last Look Back

I finished my Hahnemühle D & S Sketchbook and am well into my new Nostalgie journal; this is a rambling last look back, at the things I had no time to post that I can share. Sometimes I can’t share, … Continue reading

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Whale Dream

I turned to speak with her and it appeared she was walking on water. Then I saw them, huge whales just under the surface of the water. They knew her, and were coming to say goodbye. I adore whales, and … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 1 Mom’s Stuff, Leaf Goddess

Doing ritual here… memories of my mom’s house. This leaf and straw goddess was a gift from me when she moved to Ashland Oregon It has survived all her moves and now lives in my finish room. Objects hold a … Continue reading

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Healing Journal, Again

I’ve decided to post this again. All of it.  Somewhere back in 2015 there is a fragment of it that begins, “Note:  The Healing Journal in its entirety has been mostly removed with just a few images left.”  At that … Continue reading

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Lojong 39: Gods into Demons

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are less about straight Buddhist teachings, and I think able to be shared … Continue reading

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Lojong 36: Don’t be so Predictable

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are less about straight Buddhist teachings, and I think able to be shared … Continue reading

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Lojong 37: Staying Present

I’ve studied through the slogans a dozen times in my life; these are my musings on the slogan currently, not a formal interpretation. For that reason they are less about straight Buddhist teachings, and I think able to be shared … Continue reading

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