Ansel Adams’ Most Famous Photograph: Moonrise over Hernandez Today

A couple of years ago, I was fortunate to attend a tour through the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum with a geologist who took us to many of the locations that she painted in Abiquiu, NM. On the bus ride towards her holy land, the geologist mentioned that Ansel Adams had taken his most famous photograph, Moonrise …

Oracle and Tarot Decks Really Do Come from the Dreamtime (and Hermit’s Lamps) Part Deux

About a month and a half ago I wrote a blog post sharing some of the dreams that guided the creation of my Oracle of Initiation deck. I also spoke of the interview Andrew McGregor and I had on his Hermit’s Lamp podcast of the dreams I had of he and I creating an African …

COMPLETED EVENT: The Wild Heart of Initiation Workshop-in the Pacific Northwest October 2014

Its time to teach with the Oracle of Initiation deck again, and this will be the only workshop I will offer this year. I have a whole series of workshops and speaking events lined up across the country next year, but this is your only chance to enter sacred initiatory space with the deck and me …

Desert Waterfall Baptism 2-More Hipstamatic images

This is round two of the cosmic images that came through during my desert waterfall baptism with my beloved Hipstamatic app. Salvador lens with the new Kodama film.  See the previous Blog post about the watery initiation. Mary Trainor-Brigham, a soul friend and author of the amazing Deep Cinema: Film as Shamanic Initiation asked for more images, …

14 Fantastico Highlights in images from 2013 to usher in the New Year

Wow was 2013 a wildly creative year. Here is just a sampling of many unpublished photos from my artistic adventures, iPhone in hand with my Hipstamatic lenses and films leading the way.  And keep your eyes open for the modern myths of DreamTime Playhaus to enchant and surprise in the coming year. If there was …

COMPLETED EVENT: Infinite Permission Art, Poetry and Oracle Event in Seattle this Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Join us this Saturday, February 2nd, to celebrate this season of returning radiance; gathering as we once did, entering the temple of story and dance, of mythic retelling and oracular wisdom through experiencing the new book Infinite Permission by Wendy Mulhern and myself.  Exploring the confluence of the tender and revolutionary ideas in Wendy Mulhern’s poetry …

Rare Sami exhibit of Norse indigenous culture in Seattle until November 4th

Eight Seasons in Sápmi, the Land of the Sámi People At the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle Go see this wonderful exhibit at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard before it closes on November 4th to learn more about the indigenous culture of the Scandinavian people. http://www.nordicmuseum.org/ My gene pool in this lifetime is Scandinavian and …

Ancestral Scandinavian shamanic healers the Noaidi speak through the NEW Oracle of Initiation book

What an astonishing couple of weeks it has been. The Oracle of Initiation deck is finally finished, six years after its inception with the book's completion, and MK Barr's film Painted in the Desert about the underworld journey and resurrection I underwent to create the deck had its first public showing Monday night. Two beautiful …