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The Mind Must Be Utterly Silent

The following is an excerpt from a talk by Jiddu Krishnamurti:

….Surely, it is only by understanding ourselves patiently, quietly, unobtrusively, that we begin to discover, experience something which is not of our own creation; and it is that which brings about help, which begins to clear the field of our vision. 226 more words


Some Like It Hot

Others… not so much.  As the summer takes hold and the mercury climbs many of our natives decide to close up shop and hunker down until October’s first rains.   185 more words

Native Plants

May 30,2015: Makeup, A wedding, Ojai and my great friends.

The weekend of May 30th 2015- I had the insane pleasure of witnessing two of my good friends, Jasmine and Eddie, get married at the Glen Muse Estate in Ojai, California. 344 more words


Casa Barranca wine party May 2015

Last year, Julie (the Farmer) and I became wine club members at Casa Barranca (http://www.casabarranca.com/). While we do love the wine, we have to admit that we joined up partly so that we could go to the annual wine club party at the estate. 125 more words
Travelling / Out & About

Water Birds

A few weeks ago we met up with some friends in Ojai, California, for a luncheon date. We got there early, traveling through backroads, and then wandering through the different parts of town. 48 more words


Farm to table dinner September 2014

We had two friends over for dinner one Saturday last September. I had spent the previous weekend in Ojai at the home of my friend’s boss. 78 more words

Weekend getaway September 2014

Last Fall, we treated ourselves to a 3-day weekend getaway. We drove up the coast and camped at El Capitan State Beach. As you can see, we don’t travel light! 458 more words