Finding the Spirit of the Desert

Finding the Spirit of the Desert

Here on a peak in La Quinta Cove, I hear the call of the raven in the background and a gentle warm breeze caressing my face and I realize I have found the voice of the desert. I came to Palm Springs hoping to experience more than poolside lounging and general golf...
Learning the Shaman Way in Squamish, B.C.

Learning the Shaman Way in Squamish, B.C.

This past week, I took part in a brilliant workshop with Mountain Shamanism, a practice exercised by connecting with the spirit through shamanic studies, expressive arts therapy, energy healing and yoga. The centre and a detailed overview of their teachings can be...
Backcountry Nirvana at Skoki Lodge

Backcountry Nirvana at Skoki Lodge

Have you ever felt so embraced and cared for by the people, the food, the hospitality, and the setting of an establishment that you shed tears upon departure?  The Skoki Lodge provided that experience for me. Excuse me if I sound overly dramatic (my kids would...
Quiet town, BIG space!

Quiet town, BIG space!

Thelma and Louise, as my friend and Nancy and I so jokingly call ourselves, are packed and ready for our impending road trip…I know it is only about a 4 hour journey, but for a person with a strong dislike for sitting, 4 hours is still a long trip. As we leave the...
SHEJourneys local! – Princeton, B.C.

SHEJourneys local! – Princeton, B.C.

In these dreary, dragging winter days we can all attest to frequenting visions of sun sand and serenity. Fear not as spring approaches, but until the time that we smell those blossoming fresh flowers, plotting forthcoming summer activities is a great way to pass the...