An Update Message from Barbara Williamson

I took an extended vacation from blogging to update my book. The wonderful enhancements are reflected in a new cover design and title. Say hello to “FREE LOVE and The Sexual Revolution”! This volume commemorates the birth of Sandstone Retreat and the pivotal role John...

MEMORIES

As the Nevada sun rouses itself from slumber I’m sitting in my living room jump starting the morning with a cup of coffee and a cuddle with Peggy Sue Lynx. What a way to enjoy the desert solitude! Peggy and I anticipate starting each day with an hour of meditation,...

HAPPINESS; THAT ELUSIVE WILL-O-THE-WISP

HAPPINESS: THAT ELUSIVE WILL-O-THE-WISP There are three kinds of happiness: the kind you wish you had, the kind you think you have, and the kind that’s unmistakable. Problem is, those who don’t have happiness are looking for it in all the wrong places, and many who...

TH0SE EYES

In “Through the Looking Glass,” Lewis Carroll’s Alice pondered her reflection in the mirror, and that of the room behind her. Everything was the same, yet reversed. Were there other differences in this inverse world? Did each door and window lead to a richer and more...

TECHI INTERFERENCE

These days people talk more and communicate less. Text messages blaze over wireless networks, and somewhere along the way from phone to phone the words make it through without their original emotional content, and without the reassurance of a smile or a sympathetic...

ON THE EDGE OF AN EXCITING NEW INNER WORLD

On the edge of an exciting new inner world Missouri is part of what we Americans call the “Midwest.” It used to be the “West” back when pioneers started pushing away from the Atlantic and toward the Pacific. Somewhere along the route from being “West” to “Midwest”...

BORN TOO LATE

Looking back in history to Sandstone’s sexual revolution in the 60’s and 70’s you will know that we wanted out of bondage and be free to explore and discover our little known inner self. We continually searched the consciousness to understand our purpose in life and...

Everything Old is New Again

This morning when I got up, I stuck a toe in the universe and did not immediately draw it back. I could almost hear John poking his head from behind a comet saying, “Come on in, the galaxy’s fine!” And it is. The mid-term election results have offered us all a...

IT’S TIME TO STOP TALKING AND START LISTENING

We live in a world obsessed by speed and instant gratification. The online retailer Amazon.com is working to raise the bar from overnight shipping to same-day delivery using small, remotely piloted drones. It is almost unthinkable to us that people used to play chess...