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About kkeithhowchi

Keith Kilburn is a psychotherapist and wilderness guide for vision fasts based in Northern California. He has traveled to Ukraine five times to foster wilderness quest practice among our new friends in Ukraine and Russia. His personal practice includes meditation, Tai-Chi, ceremony, and cultivating an ongoing relationship with deified Nature. He has been writing poetry for fifty years. He lives with his wife of 20 years, a small flock of sheep, a gopher-hunting cat and numerous wild birds. They have six children and nine grandchildren. They continue to seek vision, and work for peace and social justice.

FLOWERS IN THEIR HAIR

The following is the online version of Flowers in their Hair. The print version is available from amazon.com.   Zane Morgan’s odyssey through the decade of the sixties begins with a hitchhiking trip to San Francisco at the age of seventeen. He … Continue reading

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Community Communion–5th International Guides Gathering

  Returning from the Carpathian Mountains in Western Ukraine after spending a week with eighty wilderness guides from around the world, rather like I’d been to an orgy and come home feeling like I still didn’t get enough. Enough of … Continue reading

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Not the Final Answer

  Who does one serve who serves the Grail?        perhaps no one in this great circle of existence        and non-existence spinning molten        cannonballs and supernovas        in random directionality … Continue reading

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Circles

How synchronistic that this year’s theme for Circles on the Mountain  is “Community”. This year’s gathering was an ongoing demonstration of the power of community. The circle of the community encompasses the needs, desires and aspirations of the collective as … Continue reading

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I am reading fr…

I am reading from my book Flowers in their Hair Come and hear me and some other great local authors. DINE WITH LOCAL AUTHORS MONDAY March 12, 6 PM Gaia’s Garden International Vegetarian Buffet Wine, beer, cider, organic coffee, tea and … Continue reading

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Peering into the Abyss

The following came from a facebook post from one of my Ukrainian friends, Sergey. It is translated via google translate. Thus some of the strange syntax. I found it entertaining   BLOG-BOOK REGIO DEIPeering into the abyss – 4.PrintFebruary 1st, … Continue reading

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Anti-War, Pro-Soldier?

  The challenge and dilemma of these times is how to oppose the wars and not dishonor the soldiers. There is no magic formula, and emotions run high on all sides of these issues. 9/11 crystallized a certain knee-jerk reaction … Continue reading

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