October 2010

The Traveler

October 31, 2010

My wonderful editor, Leslie, recommended that I read a book called The Mind of the Traveler, which talks about the archetypes that every traveler assumes, using as one of its stories the myth of Inanna, a goddess of rebirth, who journeys to the Underworld and loses everything – clothes, body, memories – but is reborn. [...]

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Putting My Book Together

October 30, 2010

I’m trying to keep my whole book in my head, and think about designing a new website as well… So I spread all of my writing out on the floor, along with my first drawing of the Buddha, added a gorgeous Amaryllis flower, and shot this photograph:

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Goodbye to Paris

October 28, 2010

We discovered a new footbridge in this old city, complete with its own soundtrack. It connects The Tuileries with the Left Bank…

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Luxembourg Gardens

October 27, 2010

Three hours well spent – sitting, observing and meditating in the Luxembourg Gardens:

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St Chapelle

October 26, 2010

The oldest stained glass windows in Paris create a perfect meditation space:

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Vineyard Meditation

October 23, 2010
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After the rain, the gorgeous light

October 22, 2010

Rain falls in the ancient town of Bonnieux. And Provence looks beautiful an hour later…

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After the Ecstasy, the Laundry…

October 21, 2010

Jack Kornfield wrote a wonderful book by that title. And I saw laundry in a whole new way, in the courtyard of a 200 year old stone barn in France…

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Waiting

October 20, 2010

While I wait for my editor to read my book, I can’t seem to sit still. Luckily my friend Anne invited me and some other friends to her sister’s house in France, to celebrate our friend Mark’s birthday. And I began walking. I meditated outdoors daily, walking around this field, and then in a beautiful [...]

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