Advertisement

Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness Matters

We Love Dog Mountain

dogchapel_01The tragically late Stephen Hunek said, “You can trust a dog with your life but not with your lunch.”

I read the lead story in the latest issues of Seven Days that featured the wonders and travails of the Dog Chapel and Dog Mountain, the legacy of artist Stephen Hunek and his late wife.

The next day I took a trip to Dog Mountain. It’s a magical place. A literal sanctuary where dog lovers can mediate on the love of their living and departed dogs. The walls are covered with notes and cards to the dearly departed.

Advertisement

Dog Mountain needs our support. If you love dogs, then visit the Gallery or the online store and purchase some of the wonderful art they have for sale. Woodcut prints, tee shirts, mugs, books, and more. You can also donate directly.

Dog mountain is also a great place for the living. A pond and meadow to roam and romp off leash. Of course, dogs are allowed into the chapel but no dogma!

 

  • http://louellabryant.com Ellie

    Aw. I was just thinking about my springer Margaret Alexis Spruce Tree and missing her something awful. What a faithful, loving companion. I own a print (“Life is a ball”) and a mug (“Love is give and take”) from Dog Mountain. I wish Steve Hunek could have realized the gifts he gave to the world. Thanks for the post.

Previous Posts

Alone Time Requires Skill, Courage, and Planning
I read an interesting piece on spending time alone recently by Cassandra Bodzak. In a culture dominated by extrovert values, being alone might ...

posted 9:44:48am May. 18, 2015 | read full post »

Protect and renew your energy as seen on Oprah.com from the Awakened Introvert
I am pleased to share that Oprah.com has published an excerpt from The Awakened Introvert. It's on the "Shift Your Life" section of Oprah that provides interactive ways to make changes in your life. They took an excerpt from the energy ...

posted 2:01:41pm May. 15, 2015 | read full post »

Conversationally-Induced Comas
A recent cartoon in The New Yorker portrays a couple having coffee on a sidewalk cafe. The female member of the couple is lying prostrate in her chair, being attended to by EMTs. One EMT says to the other, "She's in a conversationally induced ...

posted 11:20:58am May. 12, 2015 | read full post »

Be Mindful and Be Lovely
It is always a joy to discover a new poem that captures the spirt of mindful living. The late poet Galway Kinnell said, “To me, poetry is somebody standing up, so to speak, and saying, with as little concealment as possible, what it is for ...

posted 9:12:44am May. 04, 2015 | read full post »

The Awakened Introvert on the Radio
I had the pleasure, again, of being Mark Johnson's guest on WDEV for his morning call-in radio program. Mark and I connect as fellow introverts. Click here to listen to the show. We talked about the differences between introverts and ...

posted 1:34:58pm May. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.