Posted from a Nature Preserve (home) near Charlottesville

Hello!  I am about to head out, leaving all my friendly beasts and birdies behind.  Ahhh…  But I thought I would post some of my reflections and observations from these three weeks of house sitting near an enormous farm, north of Charlottesville in Albemarle County. I’ve seen many, many deer.  From slight differences on theirContinue reading “Posted from a Nature Preserve (home) near Charlottesville”

Dalai Jefferson?

This is a very interesting story that I just heard recently.  However I want to add this little detail. As a disclaimer, I heard these anecdotes from a friend whom I deeply respect and who is a dedicated Buddhist practitioner, so he has no reason to embellish or exaggerate any tales.  With that said however,Continue reading “Dalai Jefferson?”

Tibetan and Buddhism filled summer, small poem

Hello and thank you very much for reading. Recently, I have been feeling a strong urge to rest down – I have been enjoying bicycling, reading and spending time with a new arrival – “Uma,” a feline friend.  I am still kind of active in the local Buddhist Sangha but I’m feeling a deep needContinue reading “Tibetan and Buddhism filled summer, small poem”

retreat gourmet, hung bazra phai

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited. I just returned from a little weekend retreat at the Lama House of the Tibetan Meditation Center of Frederick Maryland (TMC).  To provide a little background info, briefly, I am presently experiencing bodily resistance when it comes to deepening my meditation practiceContinue reading “retreat gourmet, hung bazra phai”

awarepoetry self care questioned

This is a little existential poetry, hastily written by Kirby Moore on April 20th, 2010. when meditating, I scan my body, what are the waves I feel? is it simply awareness perceiving awareness? sensations move up and down my spine, what is spine? spine is empty. spine is light. spine is potency. spine is juicyContinue reading “awarepoetry self care questioned”

Kombucha! Fungus amungus

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited. You just never know what will turn up on this blog.  This is my Kombucha recipe, which I cannot take credit for.  It was passed to me by Anne Catherine Bridell, a healing facilitator and brewer in the Nelson County area.  SeeContinue reading “Kombucha! Fungus amungus”

keeping a commitment – regarding Barbie auction

For all of you who read my blog on a regular basis, I apologize for the commercial nature of this post.  The Ladakh pilgrimage chronicles will resume soon. I have been receiving great advice from several people from the ebay community and from online auction owners in general.  I am deeply appreciative.  I almost soldContinue reading “keeping a commitment – regarding Barbie auction”

Who knew? Barbie dolls can be quite valuable!

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited. Recently, I was asked by a friend to sell some items from her parent’s warehouse.  Some of the items were hers, from her childhood.  One item, which for some reason I saved for last, was a red chest, wrapped in multiple garbageContinue reading “Who knew? Barbie dolls can be quite valuable!”

About Ladakh, physical terrain, the people, society

This material is copyrighted by M. Kirby Moore.  Reproduction without permission is prohibited.  You can support Kirby’s blogging efforts by clicking on the ads below or by visiting his website (here) to see what he offers.  Thank you for visiting! In Ladakh, the overall terrain is desert-like. It is very arid and dry for theContinue reading “About Ladakh, physical terrain, the people, society”