Rodin Sculpture

Rodin Sculpture

The Portland Art Museum has a lovely display of Rodin sculpture. My friend Alethea and I went on Member’s night. Take a look at this genius’ work.

Ananda Retreat Center

Ananda Retreat Center

Ananda Laurelwood Retreat Center is connected with the Paramahansa Yogananda community. I went on a 4 day retreat in this beautiful environment.

Lucia Falls

Lucia Falls

The falls from a viewing point on craggy rocks My darling Amethyst waves the universal peace symbol One of our favorite spots for both hiking and meditation in Washington State.Lucia Falls. “This 24-acre park follows the north shore of the East Fork of the Lewis...
Chicago 2016

Chicago 2016

  “Chicago, Chicago I will show you around” I was in Chicago for a business meeting a few weeks ago. My friend graciously invited me to spend the weekend. I had not been in Chicago in over 20 years. Way back in 1968-1970 I made several trips including the...
Bela Lugosi Statue

Bela Lugosi Statue

Bela Lugosi and Sander Feinberg. Photo by Zoltán Foldi I knew there was a Bela Lugosi statue somewhere in City Park in Budapest, but hadn’t found it in our previous trips. On my trip to visit family in Budapest in 2015, I  was wonderfully surprised to find it on...
Witches Ball 2016

Witches Ball 2016

Witches Ball Great Costumes Witches Ball Portland, 2016 Amethyst and our friend Alethea and I offered a photo booth at the first annual Witches Ball in Portland, produced by Jay and Jadzia DeForest. It was a great success, especially for a new event. Several hundred...
Faerieworlds 2016

Faerieworlds 2016

Amethyst and I were delighted to attend the renewal of vows of dear friends Carol and Tom Williams at Faerieworlds this year. Here are three albums. The Wedding, some Faerie Friends and Bubbles (cause I think they are cool!) The Wedding Faerie Friends Bubbles Post...
Trout Lake Abbey

Trout Lake Abbey

Combination of Eastern and Western Traditions The Trout Lake Abbey is an unusual combination of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with a Zen Buddhist Temple and a Druid Sanctuary. They have an organic farm as well as accommodations for visitors. Look at the...
Seattle Pride – 2016

Seattle Pride – 2016

On Sunday, June 29, 2016, I participated with 20 co-workers in the Seattle Pride Parade. It was quite a wonderful experience filled with an enormous amount of love and support for the local and worldwide LGBTQ communities. We assembled around 10am and I wandered about...
San Pietro in Vincoli – Rome

San Pietro in Vincoli – Rome

San Pietro in Vincoli (Saint Peter in Chains) is a minor basilica in Rome that houses St. Peter’s chains and Michelangelo’s famous Moses statue. It has some areas of great beauty. All photos can be enlarged to see more detail. St. Peter's Chains Also...
Tulip Frenzy

Tulip Frenzy

On our way home from our last stop in Lincoln City we pulled into a small nursery which had several acres of tulips.