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Speaking to Cetaceans

In the early 90s I was obsessed with the Cetaceans. I had an ongoing dialog with Rick O’Barry (well, truthfully, I sent him a letter or two and he sent me a postcard). His book “Behind the Dolphin Smile” beyond piqued my interest. He…

San Diego’s Surf Glows Electric Blue at Night as Red Tide Develops

Originally posted on BCNN1 WP:
A red tide that developed off the coast of San Diego has created a rare but beautiful sight for the night. The algae bloom, more commonly known as red tide, is caused by bioluminescent phytoplankton or dinoflagellates that light up…

Dream

Peace with old friends… Strangers making trouble… The ball game is letting out and Something is falling from the sky making people act strange, trancelike… Where are you, are you ok? He and I have been in love for a very long time… There…

A Death in the Family and Mr. Bee

OK, so yes, we had a death in the family. Well, so to speak… Let me explain. Mr. Bee has been with us a year plus or minus. He is a carpenter bee and boroughs under the wooden steps on our patio. At first,…

Biblical Rachel: She is the patron saint of mothers who have lost a child.

Now, I am far from a saint. But, motherhood has been a driving theme my entire life. My name means “Lamb” as in sacrificial lamb. As a child I felt like I needed protect my family at all costs. The cost of which you…

Sweet Anecdotal Story About The Fed Ex Man…and Happy Earth Day!

Yesterday we had a true SPRING like day! For me, that means I can get out my beloved power washer and wash away the dead debris from the long winter. Pure joy. I was walking around the front yard collecting sticks when The Fed…

Is there anything more authentic than the Earth?

via Daily Prompt: Authentic In a recent “Way of Rachel” spontaneity I ordered a beautiful book written in part by Julian Lennon-“Heal The Earth.” I follow Julian on Facebook and the opportunity to purchase this book with his authentic autograph made me smile. He…

Nothing New Here and other Earth Day Miracles

Today I have a choice. I can sit “still” and be in the moment. I can observe. Or, I can frenetically figure out what is the best use of my time right now and forever. This creates anxiety. So, let’s say I choose to…

Luminosity here, FREE.

Lately the song “Amber is the Color of Your Energy” has been running through my mind. When this word prompt challenge popped up today, I heard it again. Have you ever had someone tell you they can see your energy? Or better yet, can…

The Way of The Rachel

I was introduced the other night like this: “This is Rachel, she shares her time between two places.” She was referring to two different geographical areas. I have never been introduced like that before, and it resonated with me. Made me think about how…

Barbara Joan Schaffer | Mezcal: Here’s To Your Health

Adventures in Puerto Escondido. Articles, poems, videos by Barbara Joan Schaffer. How to buy property in Mexico. Black Butterflies, Zicatela Femme Fatale, Strategies. — Read on http://www.barbaraschaffer.com/index.php

Happy Easter

Human Nature, like Nature, is perfect.