December 30, 2007

This Is My Kauai: Wainui, December 30, 2007

The thing I have missed and still miss from my old life is my house in Kauai. As much as it was hard work and as much as we had to periodically deal with noisy neighbors, I loved that house and loved that island. It was my sanctuary, my place […]
December 29, 2007

What Color Is Your Soul?

Earlier in the year, during a break at a workshop I was attending, I was chatting with a male acquaintance when I glimpsed something shimmering from under his shirt collar. “Ooh, what’s that?” I asked. He unbuttoned his collar and showed me a most stunning necklace – somewhat large, set […]
November 5, 2007

9 ½ weeks: Life, Vol 7: Aug 21 – Nov 3, 2007

Wow, hard to believe I’ve been back in New Zealand for 2 ½ months. Time is speeding by; it’s springtime; and we’ve been busy, busy, busy. Highlights of some of the fun things we’ve been up to: Festivals: In addition to attending Melting Man in August, we went to the […]
November 4, 2007

Who Am I? How I view myself as a migrant in a new country.

Our good friend Amba is studying at nearby Canterbury University; her field of study is anthropology with a focus on entheogenology. She’s always up to something interesting in her classes and earlier this month, for one of her courses, she was assigned a photo essay project. Her task was to […]