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Sunnylands Labyrinth

A guest blog by Teri Petrzalek Background Information:  Sunnylands is the 200-acre estate outside Palm Springs of Walter and Lenore Annenberg. In 2001 they created a trust fund to “address serious issues facing the nation and the world community.”  A … Continue reading

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Walking the Sacred Path Daily

What does walking the Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth daily do?  For one, it gets me outside. Rain, snow, or shine. Chill, frigid, or warm. Windy, breezy, or calm. Noisy with traffic or quiet. Postholing through deep snow, skittering along the ice-covered path, treading … Continue reading

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Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth

This extended mild autumn weather saw us considering a fall burn of the prairie and the Phoenix Harmony Labyrinth.  November 29th was perfect and Rich along with Ben Stamats tackled the task while I taught. My before picture shows tall, … Continue reading

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Mercury in Retrograde, Maybe there is Something to It.

Computers and relationships have similarities.  They are shining examples of communication, are complicated and can be imperfect. Take computers.Things move along swimmingly for weeks then, like over the weekend, tasks I’ve done lots of times suddenly don’t work. My inclination is … Continue reading

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Trimming Fall Seeds and Attitudes

The 1080 Laughing Labyrinth felt overwhelming this summer as the aggressive prairie grasses dominated over the more sublime domestic and native forbs.  Little mums hardly poked through the tangle. Daisies cowered under the intrusive tall grass. The sublime Bleeding Hearts … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Appreciation Walk – Experience the Experience

High Summer. Mid Summer Night’s Dream. Lammas – first harvest. Change Over. Stillness in the morning. Quiet calls at night. Thirteen pilgrims met on this mild August night to celebrate the fullness of summer, the half-way point between the summer solstice … Continue reading

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Sublime Summer Solstice 2014

Began the morning with a quick walk through the Laughing Labyrinth doing the “egg spray patrol”!  Daily rain makes it quite a chore to keep the spray on and prevent the marauding deer from enjoying the labyrinth too much. Come … Continue reading

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