Happy Fire Monkey New Year!
Posted on February 9, 2016 8 Comments
Drawing from ravencypresswood.com Today is the Tibetan New Year which I observe as a practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism. May this new year bring you the fire of compassion and spiritual practice, the monkey playfulness of creativity and service.
Posted on January 30, 2016 2 Comments
This was the view from my back window this morning.
An All Alaska Performance
Posted on November 11, 2015 7 Comments
On October 24, 2015, I performed in Animalia, A Wearable Arts Show in Homer, Alaska. When the director, Asia Freeman, invited me to participate, I said, “I’m a storyteller, not a designer.” I found a Raven creation tale that offered a perfect finale. As I worked on the story, I found different versions, so I […]
Animalia – A Unique Storytelling Performance
Posted on October 24, 2015 3 Comments
Tonight, 10/24/2015, I will perform in my first stage show in years. I tell a story for the finale of this unique fashion show/storytelling performance. Homer has a 30 year history of annual wearable arts fashion shows. This year the conveners wanted to take a break and the Bunnell Arts Center needed a fund-raising project for […]
Practice Gratitude with the Avaaz Community
Posted on January 15, 2015 1 Comment
Avaaz Photo I have participated in Avaaz internet actions for years. For those who do not know, in the words of the Avaaz team, Avaaz is an extraordinary community of hopeful, practically idealistic people who choose to sign a petition or donate money when no one is looking. This organization has successfully delivered petitions, with millions […]
Wonder Haiku 28
Posted on June 15, 2014 7 Comments
Wonder Haiku 18
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A Visit from Bullwinkle
Posted on March 19, 2014 6 Comments
Moose nibbles on trees A surprising evening sight Careful he watches This evening we saw our first Alaskan Moose, munching on small trees across the street. Photos by Brian Payne