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About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep

Reminder of moving!

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Moving everything to dkatiepowellart.me

I am moving everything over to my other blog, dkatiepowellart now. art and spirituality, in my mind, can’t be separated, especially as I am now through the beginning stages of learning watercolors where I was posting a lot about learning … Continue reading

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Mother: Being Locked Out From Your Loved One

I’ve started this post several times… About dementia, about sudden changes, and each time I don’t get far and now it has come to this “ending” of sorts. writing about my mom, dementia, grief, the whole thing. “My Mom has … Continue reading

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Cherished Blogfest 2017

The first time I heard a lojong teaching, I took a few notes, scribbled in my journal alongside some architectural building schematic.  I was under twenty-five. In my late twenties I bought “Training the Mind” by Chogyam Trungpa at the … Continue reading

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Busker

(reposted from dkatiepowellart.me) Cello Man plays at the entrance to PSU Saturday Market. We enjoy him, and have often given him money. I think there is an unwritten rule or agreement about the musicians, because rarely does one drown out … Continue reading

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From On Being

One of the few online mags I read regularly. This was so short I lifted it instead of giving a few lines and sending you on. Go visit them… Krista Tippett started this uplifting mag. The Blessing of Friends Who … Continue reading

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What’s in A Word?

Elora Nicole’s post moved me so I have gone back and reread it several times. Magical writing, must read. What’s in a Word? It started with a word. I was sitting at a stoplight, praying about my word for 2016. … Continue reading

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