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Trip: Wwoofing out West

There are [11] stories from my trip: Wwoofing out West

How do we see one another?

USA | Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Views [303] | Comments [1]

The following letters are a cry against the injustice I have seen in our social systems against the homeless.  I believe God's heart is so very tender for the 'least of these' and that He has shared His burden for the poor with me and I will spend the ... Read more >


USA | Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [162]

My body and soul crave natural beauty.   Driving down to Ojai yesterday worked its magic inside of me.   Fields of yellow wild flowers are taking over the valleys of California.   I must have seen at least 15 different kinds of wild ... Read more >

Harmony in Love

USA | Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [311]

A Reflection of my trip up the Big Sur Coastline: There seems to be a sort of magic here, the kind that keeps your car on the road when your eyes are out to sea.  The kind of magic that grows an entire field of wild flowers alongside a deserted ... Read more >

Living at Hostel Obispo

USA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [143]

I love living here at Hostel Obispo.  It's a colorful life as many people from many different places fill this home each night.  The staff is wonderful and feels like a sort of family to me.  Right now I'm sitting here with a smile on my heart as an ... Read more >

Hiking Madonna Peak

USA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [94]

I found a place today where I never want to leave.  I am enclosed in a circle of trees and their leaves hide me as I sit here in the center tree.  There's a window in the leaves before me that brings sunlight to my bare feet and I can look out to the ... Read more >

Riding the Greyhound-December 13th

USA | Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | Views [169]

Life is creatively beautiful.  As I ride south on Highway 1, I am overwhelmed with simple beauty.  My companions on the bus today are few, but extraordinary.  Since I am the only female, I have chosen to lie down on my seat, let the sun shine touch my ... Read more >

Saying Good Byes

USA | Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | Views [287]

I'm sitting at Gate A4 in Columbus, Ohio waiting for a flight to sunny California where I'll spend at least the next 3 months.  I've said good bye once again to family and friends.  I've said good bye to comfort and privacy as I left my bed this morning ... Read more >

Moab, Utah: A Magical Place

USA | Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | Views [247]

As I lay in this field amongst a large circle of rocks that I discovered in my wandering I am able to be me.   The dying leaves are having one last dance with the passing breeze before they fall of their trees and cease to be.   Their music is comforting ... Read more >

This land was made for you and me

USA | Thursday, 6 Nov 2008 | Views [226]

Portland-Columbia River Gorge-Mt. Hood-Portland-Oregon Coast-Cannon Beach-Eugene-Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area-Bandon-Crescent City-Redwoods!-Arcadia-California Coast-Santa Rosa-Monterrey-Carmel-Santa Cruz-San Francisco 9 days, 14,185 ... Read more >

A Reflection of my stay at Sandy and Larry's

USA | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [324]

It's funny to think that 6 weeks ago Sandy and Larry were strangers to me and Nahcotta, Washington was just a place on the map. Now I see that these people and this place has become a part of me and although I have left, I know that a part of me ... Read more >

Mountain Climbing to Square Dancing

USA | Sunday, 7 Sep 2008 | Views [396] | Comments [5]

I arrived in Seattle, Washington this past Wednesday and was greeted at the airport by Chuck and Janet, friends of the WWOOF hosts that I would soon be meeting.  We then met Sandy and Larry at a new tree farm they had just bought and the current property ... Read more >