Monthly Archives: March 2009

Impermanance meditation: What do we learn?

All around me today I experienced elderly people driving, standing in line, talking to clerks. They were struggling. One man looked like his legs were on backwards from the knees down. He was holding himself up with two walking sticks … Continue reading

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Jazz, Classes and Arts News Kelowna

Was that sunshine out there? Welcome to Spring. Cameron’s News: March 31st Cameron plays with Jane Eamon at Ministrel’s Cafe Cover Charge is usual April 17th Cameron plays at Peachland Civic Awards at 6:30 Danny Sameshima trio Cameron is well … Continue reading

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Why visit Portland, Oregon?

It rains. There are businesses that have gone broke. Art Galleries have closed their doors in the downturn. But the basic vision that this vibrant city was built from is still shining brightly. Wikipedia states, “The city and region are … Continue reading

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Spring Hopes Eternal in the Okanagan Valley

Weeding my comment garden with thoughts of spring the ground opening its frosty surface to my fingers. Digging the soil. Soon tulips will paint the air Primary the urge to return to full life. Now the comments, like weeds I … Continue reading

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When do we risk failure?

When we try. The insoucient stance, the distant wave, the well guarded fortress are attempts to control life. Schedules, chaos, gaming in all senses of the word are attempts. One friend cannot “do” spontenaeity. Every minute of the day is … Continue reading

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Classes for Adults and Teens at the Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna

April 6th 6-8 pm Selecting the Image: Photography with an educated eye Adults and Teens $45 April 8th 6-8 pm Starting with You: Digital Photos Adults and Teens $45 April 11 10 am- 2 pm A Gift of Yourself: Creating … Continue reading

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Why income tax?

Snow the wind-freezing hands and fingers ice cycle in and out of pockets. The urge to shut down, shut up, withdraw is strong. But soon the lawn will be exposing itself and the dead sticks will need to be clipped … Continue reading

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Does spring take courage?

With sun the dust returns. The plants are gray with fuzz they grew instead of leaves. The windows are coated with handprints of breathing airĀ  pressed upon the glass and underfoot the necessary sand that held us to winter walkways … Continue reading

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When will the bottom fall out?

So many people have their eyes on the bottom of the stock market, the bottom line and what their bottoms look like as they walk away swaying their jeans. Today is a day to look up. The sky is blue. … Continue reading

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