July 2012

Swan Family

July 29, 2012

Even the swans in Italy are sexy (and they like Italian bread crumbs):

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Lake Como

July 28, 2012

My husband and I visited friends at a house they rented on Lake Como, Italy. This was their back yard:

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Enchanted Forest

July 15, 2012

One of my favorite walks, a meditation in itself, leads me through a grove of magnificent scrub oaks:

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Turkey Sangha

July 11, 2012

Many people gather in meditation groups called sanghas. This family of turkeys meets all over our cousins’ home on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Spaghetti and Clam Sauce

July 11, 2012

My husband loves to go clamming, shuck clams, and make the very best spaghetti with clam sauce, from my father’s recipe.

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Dune Path

July 10, 2012

“You cannot follow the path until you become the path.” – Buddha

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Quansoo Road

July 8, 2012

Watching summer sunlight on a dirt road is a sublime meditation:

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My Birthday Presents

July 7, 2012

I received the perfect birthday card this year (above!) And the perfect birthday presents – all the wonderful comments people posted during my week-long celebration/gift giveaway. And the winners are: Joell Stebelton – My Handmade Buddha bracelet Wesley Jeanne – Tibetan singing bowl Kay Mack – Nirvana Belgian chocolate Jen Martin – Belleruth Napartsek CD [...]

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Martha’s Vineyard Ferry

July 6, 2012

Happiness is a ferry ride to visit beloved friends and family on a perfect summer day:

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