Legends of the Pacific Northwest (Part2)

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Many of the Indigenous tribes of the world believed (and still believe) that powerful spiritual entities live within and on top of mountains.  In the Pacific Northwest this is true as well.   In the 1830s, an indian guide named Sluisken guided a group of early settlers to the base of what is now known as read more…

Legends of the Pacific Northwest

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Legends of the Pacific Northwest Here in the Pacific Northwest of the USA, we are surrounded by beautiful mountains, lakes, and the Pacific ocean to the west.  These natural wonders are also an important part of the culture of the native peoples of this region. Stories describing the histories and events (including ancient volcanic eruptions) read more…

Changing how we think about our emotions

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The first Mercury retrograde of 2014 (February 6-28) is beginning soon, and if you are familiar with these periods, then you are also familiar with how frustrating they can be.  Misunderstandings, communication problems and conflicts often arise when Mercury the trickster makes his mischief!  Since we all experience the changes in anger and anxiety (in read more…

Which road do YOU choose?

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I had a long and interesting discussion with a friend recently about travel. Particularly travel to the Southern states of the U.S. Even though I have strong family heritage in the old South (one of my great grandfathers was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War), I’m probably the ‘Yankee’est Yankee’ who ever lived. I read more…