Monday night, Sept. 26th, 2005 changed me in a profound way. I went to give a private cooking lesson for a family whose patriarch is suffering from cancer. We had our cooking lesson, and I left the house really in a daze. Suddenly, I realized that I have everything that I could possibly need. I […]
I can’t believe how long it has been since posting my last message. I have emails to send to people that I’ve neglected…. One of those people, if she’s out there reading, is in Europe! I think about her often, and will write soon! Where does the time go? Since my last posting, I have […]
P7290210 Originally uploaded by macro808. My long-time friend, Reni, came all the way from Japan to Poultney, VT for our conference. It was so great to be in her aura again. I love her so much! When life gets rough, and people look at me like a counter culture weirdo, I can count on her […]
P7310237 Originally uploaded by macro808. While at the conference, I got to meet Paige and Sean. They were such COOL people and made the conference an amazing experience for me.
P7310236 Originally uploaded by macro808. At the Kushi Summer Conference, I got to see my amazing, generous, beautiful teachers, Hiroyuki and Mie Naka. They are coming to Hawaii in January to teach us all macrobiotics and give consultations.
P7310233 Originally uploaded by macro808. When I was in Japan, I met Danjou-san, the amazing and incredible monk who tends Saijouji temple near Hiroshima, Japan. He came to the American Macrobiotic Summer Conference and he blew me away. This man is magical and talented. He played guitar with the band, chanted for all, danced to […]
P7300216 Originally uploaded by macro808. Kathy, in her petite and powerful glory, was the cooking class coordinator, and I was one of her assistants. We worked sooo hard, and we all did a great job. There were several other volunteers who made the experience very memorable for me. Hope to see everyone next year.
I just got back on Sunday,July 31st, from the 21st Annual Kushi Summer Macrobiotic Conference. My flight landed in Albany, and my wonderful friend Julie picked me up and took me back to her house where we hung out for a couple of days. It was so great seeing her, spending time on her property, […]
I finally got down to reading this wonderful book. I learned a lot from it, and discovered new recipes to try out too. Thanks Jessica! I especially enjoyed the following, from page 170. A Typical Macrobiotic DayFrom the Hip Chicks Guide to Macrobiotics by Jessica Porter Wake up with the sun.Feel sublime.Be thankful for every […]
It seems like all my female friends and family are preganant. That is so thrilling for them. I can’t wait to see their sweet keikis! My cousin was asking about what to eat on the macrobiotic diet to have a smooth and healthy pregnancy, and another friend was telling me that she has morning sickness. […]