Sad Christmas Angel Photo ©Rose De Dan 2010
Picking out the tree was mostly easy, once I asked the right questions. However the annual challenge of Christmas lights did not go so smoothly. After a series of events, listed below, I had to take a mini break from “riggin’ up the lights.”
• Two indoor wreaths had …Continue reading
Rose and Puma
This year I was able to attend Flute Quest with Cathy Mara, Debbie Noyes and my dog, Puma. I was looking forward to my first flute lesson, but it was not until we were walking into the tent that I realized that this might be a little hard on poor Puma.
Class started …Continue reading
Recently I purchased a long-overdue, new computer. My new iMac has sped up my work life immensely, and is a sculptural work of art, for a computer (thanks, Apple and Steve Jobs!). However, it has an additional, and probably unanticipated benefit: my cat, Kiya, loves one of the screen savers.
Originally I had used one of the …Continue reading
Here Kiya, the Box Queen, age 13, and Saqqara, age 15, engage in a bit of play. After so many years together as a family, it was really fun to see the older cats wake up as soon as they heard the sound of the wrapping paper being unrolled. More than one present has a bit …Continue reading
Alki Pigeons Beat the Heat
These pigeons have the right idea, beating the summer heat by a dip in a puddle created by the sprinklers by the Alki Bathhouse, West Seattle, Washington.
Photo by Rose …Continue reading
Dexter lives two doors down from me. Originally he lived diagonally across the yard, but his people moved and he was adopted by my cat-friendly neighbors who are always a soft touch for those left behind. The benefit to me, of course, is that I often end up with extra cat friends who come calling.
Dexter, however, …Continue reading
Shamanically speaking, everything has a spirit. In which case, you could say that my new book Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki and Shamanism is evidencing wild and spirited behavior just like the image on its front cover.
Initially my book managed to make itself invisible online at both Amazon and Barnes and Noble, much to the …Continue reading