Powerful Pause (Tai Chi) Steps kissed deck boards as the sun kissed a new day from the farthest ridge Slowly and suddenly clouds of mist rose up in sync with my hands From the valleys their white veils drifted and dangled in the breezes Turning pink and orange until they faded into the gradient of blues Of mountains [...]
It was a first go-round for a visioning/vision quest at Kayser Ridge Retreat & Learning Center. As often happens when the right people assemble for the right work, and at the right time -- it can be transformational. I'm still basking in the light of this incredible collection of amazing women including lead facilitators, Christiane Frischmuth [...]
We were here God, it was 13, no! Was it 15 years ago? O.M.G. I remember being sleepless then, too Wide-eyed in that the ink of that summer night. The ridgeline was cast against a faint moonlight Then, it was hot in this Exact same spot With the deafening sounds of nature mixed With an welcome [...]
Cindy Hosgood, passed away this morning (December 16, 2015). For over half a decade, Cindy contributed her time and talents to mission, vision, and success of Kayser Ridge. You don't have to look far on the property or inside Kayser Ridge to see the many "small" improvements that combined to make a big impact on people's [...]
It's been a tough few weeks for Kayser Ridge staffer, Cindy Hosgood...after ending up in the hospital with a brain tumor, she's talking again and getting some movement back. Her daughter, Heather, is a great support in the process. Please keep your thoughts and prayers with Cindy as she continues her progress.
The following is a post submitted by Randall T. Byrnes, PhD, http://www.byrnesassociatesllc.com Imagine a remote lodge in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia that requires a four-wheel drive vehicle to traverse the final quarter mile to reach your destination. Ask five men and one woman, some who never met each other to join you for [...]
Kayser Ridger, Patrick Dowden sent this hand sketch recently as a "thank you" for the time he and his family spent at Kayser Ridge. Wow... Thank you, Patrick. What talent, and how incredibly kind of you to share it.