Pairing a crystal with your “One Word”

Once I have chosen My One Word,  I like to have some fun with it. This year is no different. Once you've settled on your word, the first thing to do is to start noticing anything that catches your attention when you are out living your life. Since I love rocks and crystals, I was … Continue reading Pairing a crystal with your “One Word”

SPOTLIGHT ON: Zen and Company

If you have never been to Zen and Company in Kennebunk, you are really missing out. Beautiful clothing and (Dansko!) shoes? They have them. A wide variety of oracle cards? They have them. Excellent books*? Yes! The most amazing crystals? OMG, yes! Yes! They have those, too! Even more important is this: once you pass through the … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON: Zen and Company

SPOTLIGHT ON: Nonesuch Books, Biddeford ME

There is a great book store in Biddeford: Nonesuch Books. They have books for sale, of course, both new and used. They also have a lot of interesting magazines along the left side wall of the store, complete with strategically placed chairs, to aid and abet your magazine perusal. 🙂 What you might not know is … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON: Nonesuch Books, Biddeford ME

Wherever I go, there they are

For a long time now, every time I go to the beach, a particular kind of blue stone calls to me: Karen!! Yoohoo! Here I am! “Pick me! Choose me! Love me!” (borrowed this quote from a movie but at the moment it escapes me which one). For over a year this has been happening. … Continue reading Wherever I go, there they are

Rocks rock!

Confession: I love rocks. I always have. When I was a girl, I collected rocks in shoe boxes which I shoved under my bed. Full disclosure: I also did this with salamanders. 🙂 Recently, I was at a (free!!) Crystals Workshop (at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital! I know!) and I had an epiphany. Crystals are … Continue reading Rocks rock!