Quandary of the Camel

11037487_858874084181323_4715405701076919193_oIs the Sacred Camel Gardens really such a special place?

To simply say it is, is too easy.

And if it is, what makes it so?

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Thank you, Sambea Farm, Nova Scotia!

6645335Thank you Nathalie, and Julie, for hosting me for the two ‘ground-work’ seminars I taught there recently (Nov 5 and 6, and the evening of Nov 8).

I had a wonderful time. You have an amazing place. Wishing all of you there (horses and people) the very best! … see Sambea Farm. Continue reading

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In Praise of Aria and Teresa

barakaAmong the massive fires that burned through California’s Lake County in 2015, the “Valley Fire” scorched the Sacred Camel Gardens, with awesome force! Continue reading

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A Brief Life Story of Barack O’Mama

061215_GoogleThe morning was early, and slightly misty. I found Google Mama wandering in a secluded manzanita grove. She was moaning quietly, very focussed, laying down, standing up, pacing. The calf we’d been waiting for, her fourth, was nearly here.

With one important chore still to do, I looked her in the eyes, and whispered, “I’ll be right back, Google. If you want me sooner, just let me know. I’ll come!” Continue reading

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New Video

DSC_88021World Camel Day – June 22. This annual day of recognition, internationally showcases the camel as a beast of burden – a source of meat, milk, wool and other necessities.

The Sacred Camel Gardens joins this celebration, representing camels’ full sentience, intrinsic worthiness, intelligence, and beauty. The video below (both on YouTube and Vimeo – if YouTube is blocked) celebrates the true, sacred, nature of camels, horses, goats, fish, deer, turkeys, dogs, mountains, clouds, trees, and humans… Continue reading

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Like No Other

1978807_683277355074331_6107520404781294497_nThe Sacred Camel Gardens is like no other place on Earth.

Nowhere else are camels so fully regarded and respected, simply for who they are.

We don’t consider them lesser, or greater, than we are. Looking into the eyes of anyone, it’s clear that, at heart, we’re all the same. Continue reading

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Thanks, Nancy !

img-thingSeveral weeks after the great Valley Fire in 2015, concerned friend of the Camel Gardens, Nancy Langdon, visited with her husband. She simply wanted to connect with what had happened. While here, Nancy quietly built a little flower garden in the wreckage and ash left by the raging fire. Continue reading

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Visit from The Learning House

DSC_91681Last week nearly 40 pre-schoolers from “The Learning House”, along with teachers and parents, visited the camels on two consecutive mornings. In preparation they had been learning about camels all week, including perusing our website at home and in school. Continue reading

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Essential Oils & Camels

Last month I traveled to Monah, Utah, for a two day conference to learn about, in more depth, the application of essential oils in animal care and healing.lavander Continue reading

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PG&E Visit

#014fireFollowing the several large Lake County (CA) fires in 2015 the Pacific Gas and Electric Company this last week did an ‘on-site’ educational seminar for about 40 members of their staff. The purpose of this was to Continue reading

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Camels and Spring Flowers

camels cavorting through California flowers… Continue reading
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Recent Days

a few photos – spring 2016

12900974_1032214656847264_7906636172786022675_oBaraka out wandering in the sticks (post fire) Continue reading

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