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I wrote this about a week ago, and felt afraid to share it, so vulnerable and honest. But then a friend sent me an email with such beauty and honesty, and it sparked an idea that I wrote about yesterday, which I will send out in my blog tomorrow. And my dharma teacher...read more
The middle of September and I have finally found my way back here. A business mentor of mine with whom I recently reconnected when I was surprised by her presence at a friend’s dinner party in Kelowna a few weeks ago expressed glee at the mention of my chosen...read more
this is the story of cherry, who started out as a cute little girl with curly blond hair who loved to play in the yard with her friends. then one day she met someone and they fell in love. they enjoyed each other’s company and even laughed at each other’s jokes. soon...read more
My farm-mate and I went to the market to sell our garden’s bounty potatoes, raspberries, Rainier cherries and two kinds of pesto garlic scape & kale almond both our own recipes One woman said it was the best pesto she’s ever had!! We’re there most Tuesdays in the...read more
This would be a good topic for my next blog post. To end this one, I want to acknowledge how wonderful it is to have readers who are subscribed to this blog. Thanks for you interest and support. To the...read more
I had the spent the morning in the garden. After a rainy night the farm was covered with a spring mist that sparkled. Despite that I consider myself a fair weather gardener, I had made a commitment to plant greens that day and was determined to keep it. On went the...read more
If I hid inside the colour blue a skyclad, windowless horizon all my senses tuned to this eruption volcanic lava from my womb what happens to blue when red enters? and then there is green warm grass, tropical sea, erect treetops and purple whole lavender fields in...read more
It has been a while since I’ve written here and it is way too late in the evening, or early in the morning to start now. But I wanted to share this image of one of the horses that is living in our pastures beside the loft for the next few months. I often find her at...read more
I can hardly believe that it’s done ! I had my final thesis defense on Wednesday March 31. I am now officially Dr. Ahava Shira or Ahava Shira, PhD. It was a glorious celebration. In preparation for my defense, I sat a 7-day silent meditation retreat at Stowel Lake...read more
Winter has resumed here on the West Coast. After a few weeks of glorious sunshine, the rains have returned and with them, the nearly impenetrable fog. However, if there is one thing for certain about the weather, it always changes. Which is true about everything. As...read more