Tag Archives: Women’s Retreats

2016 Planning & Percolating

In the midst of winter’s gray chill, Jean and I get to fly off to memories of previous Lake Alpine retreats, and in our mind’s eye, begin to concoct the makings of the upcoming 2016 “Alpine Art Retreat: Celebrating Women’s … Continue reading

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Our Retreat “Emerging Artist” Scholarship Awarded!!

Tah-Dah … it was way back in 2009 that I first met this charming young lady. She came to me asking if I would mentor her in watercolor for her 8th Grade Project. Together we met for weeks, months. I … Continue reading

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Friday of the Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat ~ the Ending

Our final day of the Retreat begins quiet, stillness surrounding our yoga with just the waves lapping between asanas. But shortly, frivolity skittered at the breakfast table. Our attentive Chef Kim had planned for us decadent French Toast topped with fresh … Continue reading

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Monday of the Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat

Monday dawned sunny and inviting. We meander our path down to our sandy rock outcropping where we do our mornin’ yoga.  The lake’s quiet and serene blue begins to further quiet our minds, emptying all thoughts save for that of connected-ness and creativity. Following … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat, The Beginning

Having arrived a couple days early, Jean and I knew the rugged, magnificent country waiting. All those driving up to Lake Alpine for the first time were coming through Sacramento, then weaving along California’s Gold Country towns and the final … Continue reading

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FABULOUS Repeat Performance by our Chef Izzy Leas

Can you believe it? We are actually being blessed with the charming , wise and incredibly talented encore appearance of our Chef Izzy at the 2012 Women’s Journaling Alpine Retreat!!! It was touch ‘n go for awhile – when I’d inquired if … Continue reading

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2011 Retreat ~ Creating in PaperClay

Tuesday morn, dawned grey-ish once again, but with blue peeking thru. So we all meandered down to the potential morning yoga spot, investigating how moist the ground was. We vow, “Tomorrow we’ll yoga, moisture or not!” Following another feast from … Continue reading

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