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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

Fire

Originally published on dkatiepowellart. It is a pitiful drawing, altogether too cheery, but it was the middle-of-the-night and I had only my watercolor-filled pens. I was horrified about what I’d read in the Oregonian. *yeah i know i should not … Continue reading

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Elephants

I wept… nothing bad, just amazing lady and people doing good work for orphaned elephants.  http://www.dailyliked.net/elephant-orphans/

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WE can do this hard thing….

A thought for the day, as we look into the future of the USA…

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Charlottesville

This is for Linda Hill’s one-liner Wednesday, today’s word is “wordless”.

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The Grace of Ritual

I am double posting this week, on dkatiepowellart and here,  journaling. I’m writing an online art journaling class and if you are interested you may want to follow or drop me a line.  No drawing experience necessary. My gratitude was … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Fight Hatred

I am so upset about the comfort zone that many feel about venting their hatred. I do think that this has been under the surface and perhaps bringing it to the surface is good in one way; shadow material is … Continue reading

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WATWB: Ietef Vita: Healing His Community!

Ietef Vita:  Educator, Hip Hop Yogi, Youth role model! This is good news… On so many levels.  For him, for his community, for our planet! ☾ Interested in lifting the vibration in the world with stories of compassion and positivity?  … Continue reading

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