I was so grateful to be invited to join in on a zen retreat at Muir Beach this past Saturday. It's been a long time since I was at the coast and it's my favorite place to be: anywhere on the Pacific coast.
The weather was perfect and the group of people I met were great. There was meditation, food, sharing and brainstorming about coping methods, and a seemingly interminable lecture/lesson regarding the salmon and the watershed that is their spawning ground here. A long, emotionally exhausting day, to be sure, but I am so glad I went along!