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Market Time

Market Time

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...

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To The Sun

To The Sun

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...

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Inside The Colour, Blue

Inside The Colour, Blue

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...

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At Rest

At Rest

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...

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Deliciously Abloom

Deliciously Abloom

  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...

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Return Again

return again, return again, return to the land of your soul return to who you are, return to what you are, return to where you are born and reborn again I just got back from three days of extreme emotional, physical and spiritual nourishment at a beautiful retreat on...

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A Hard Way to Begin

I feel down low and I know I should just go to bed, it’s late and the sound of the fridge humming is the only accompaniment to these words. If I could I’d sing slow down you move too fast, but change the morning tomoment in the next line then thank simon and garfunkel...

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Opening to Your Creative Potential

Opening to Your Creative Potential

Gail Sjuberg, Salt Spring Driftwood. Last month, Centre for Loving Inquiry presented Pieces of Her Story: A Festival of Women’s Voices at ArtSpring. A multi-media exhibit and performance, the two-week festival showcased the artful and heartful collaborations of a...

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