"I feel most at home out along the Ocean's edge. Where land meets sea...life reaches into me with a soothing calm." Jesse Lee Longacre "Country music isn't a guitar...it's a feeling." Waylon Jennings We spent this past winter at the Ratna Ling Retreat Center in Northern California, located three miles through the Redwoods from the … Continue reading From the Pacific Coast to Desert to Music City, Springtime USA
"Won't you keep us from all harm, wonderful redwood tree," Van Morrison. One of the greatest albums of all time has to be Van Morrison's Saint Dominic's Preview. The album was released in 1972 after he moved his family to northern California and spent some time walking through the woods near his home. Of all … Continue reading The Trees of Northern California
"I don't think I'm good enough at yoga to sign up for teacher training." I hear that comment a lot. Actually, I said it myself six years ago. I was participating in a yoga fitness class at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Some other guys were there for teacher training. … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training in Coastal Northern California. Are you ready?
I wonder what the late George Carlin would say about the life in the USA these days? I saw him perform years ago on a summer night in a large white tent at Vermont's Stratton Mountain Resort and I'll never forget how amazingly funny his accurate thoughts on politics and other subjects were. I was … Continue reading Summer in Vermont…and California and Maine