Category Archives: Worldly Encounters

Getting Schooled

As I’ve said, I was no great dancer-especially compared to my contemporaries and the visionaries of the time: Rachel Brice, Mardi Love, Heather Stants, Mira Betz, Frederique David, Elizabeth Strong, Jill Parker, Carolena Nericcio, Princess Farhana (who had just “come … Continue reading

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Goodbye Dancer.

Last night I as I was sitting in the Nevada City Theater, listening to the first strains of Helm playing live, I felt the familiar pang of envy. Continue reading

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Poem: Here’s A Rope: Tie It Around Me | Bedlam Farm Journal

I’ve been in love with Bedlam Farm Journal ever since the PF introduced me to it about a year and a half ago. There is always a brave and uplifting message that lets me know I’m not crazy for viewing … Continue reading

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Dancing Girls

Tuesday I returned to one of my first loves: Belly Dance. While I began as an American Cabaret Belly Dancer, I found Tribal Belly Dance (now known as American Tribal Style, or ATS), and was absolutely smitten. I made my … Continue reading

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Kicking up Cosmic Dust

The last few weeks have been quite tumultuous and full of drama. But almost everything has been positive, and quite frankly, I think I needed the drama to pay attention to what was happening. I don’t always operate on the most … Continue reading

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The Authentic Life: How Deep The Ruts of Tradition… « Bedlam Farm Journal

“If you are out there and reading this, close your eyes and take heart.  Do not cry for your life, as you are radiant. The wind will come and fetch you, and carry you home and the angels will sing … Continue reading

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I can’t go for that

Last night finally arrived. I met my Mom for dinner at Tres Agaves in Roseville for dinner. We had a decent meal and margarita’s then headed to the main event: Hall and Oats, at the Thunder Valley Casino. We’d been … Continue reading

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