Pine Light in The Dark Cones

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Here is a piece of writing that is more like a word painting than one of my typical blog entries here. Like the previous entry, I participated in a week-long...

A Letter to Life

Sunday, February 4, 2024

In the fall of 2021, we experienced the deaths of three close friends within less than two months. Then another friend went through an intense struggle...

The Illuminated Codex of The Sacred Valley

Saturday, December 2, 2023
The Illuminated Codex of The Sacred Valley

Here is one of a series of pieces of art inspired by travels in Peru and elsewhere. The whole body of work is titled “The Illuminated Codex of The Sacred...

BREEMA in Daily Life: Preparing For Travel

Saturday, September 23, 2023

That last entry here reminded me of this short piece that I wrote a few days before leaving for the airport. It’s a way that I benefit from preparing...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 20

Friday, September 22, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 20

Long before I landed in Peru, I was delayed in the Sacred Valley of Cleveland, Ohio, beside the Sacred Lake Erie. I kind of joke, but this is indeed...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 19

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Machu Picchu, Part 2

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Sunday, September 17, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 18

Machu Picchu - more to come...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 17

Friday, September 15, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 17

Saccsaywaman...

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Friday, September 15, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 16

Cuzco...







Medicinal plant store in Cuzco, photo above by Alexandra Saikley


Night view through balcony photo...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 15

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 15

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 14

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 14

Parque de la Papa...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 13

Monday, September 11, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 13

The Moray Archaeological site is on a hight plateau at about 11,500 feet above sea level, but that is just the top. It goes down and down from there,...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 12

Monday, September 11, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 12

In Breema, we have a Self-Breema exercise called, “In The Marketplace, I Am Present.” As I was doing this exercise just this morning, I experienced the...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 11

Sunday, September 10, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 11

A day of cammeraderie and cooking at Avish and Viviana’s land in Yukay. More words coming...

Self-Breema class photo by Avishai Pearlson. Breema...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 10

Sunday, September 10, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 10

Humming(and a couple of other)birds near Urubamba. More words to come and more photos too...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 9

Saturday, September 9, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 9

Ollantaytambo part 2…more words brewing...

Our wonderful tour guide and friend, Raul and his partner, Sona above. Photo by Alexandra Saikley.

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 8

Thursday, September 7, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 8

Ollantaytambo…part 1…more words will be here soon...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 6

Thursday, September 7, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 6

I am grateful that I can say more about Gratitude, and I see that comes from working with Breema's Nine Principles of Harmony.
One of the blessings...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 7

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 7

Afternoon hike and evening sacred music ceremony with Papok. Last image of sunset and jasmine flowers by Patrick Conors.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 5

Gratitude walking...
One morning, I joined my friend, Avish, for his daily Gratitude Walk near his home in Yukay. Animated by a good night’s sleep...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 4

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 4

A couple of days into our retreat, a group of us loaded into a swarm of rumbly little three-wheel moto taxis (so fun!) for an afternoon hike in the countryside...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 3

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 3

So many of our gatherings during the Sacred Valley Breema Retreat were welcome food on many levels. We communed together over delicious, nourishing meals...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 2

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru Post 2

A typical day: Atypical day.
One of the wonders of travel is that it interrupts our habits. What is typical and routine is replaced by new sounds,...

BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Monday, August 28, 2023
BREEMA in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Our first annual Sacred Valley Breema Retreat was pure magic. Really - PURE MAGIC. My experience of visiting the Valley was transformational in many...

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