Ashtar to Hawaii

February 10, 2020

Honestly, I understand that my life may seem to many people to be one vacation after another. If you think this way all I have to say is; Thank you God! I love my work and the travel it lets…

Lady Ashtar, Terrie Symons on her Thailand tour feeding an elephant

Thailand Pachyderm play

January 27, 2020

I mentioned the other day that I would share some of the photos from our adventures with the elephants outside Chiang Mai, Thailand. Now that I am waiting for my flights that will return me to California I have a…

lady ashtar january 2020 thailand tour

Amazing, breathtaking

January 25, 2020

As I think about the past week here in Thailand I seem to come up short on words to describe what has been going on. Amazing, breathtaking, fantastic just seem to run through my mind over and over again. Everywhere…

Lady Ashtar January 2020 Thailand Trip

Welcome to Thailand

January 22, 2020

My visit to Thailand began after a 27 1/2 hour transit from Los Angeles into Chiang Mai. Sleeping on an airplane is not one of my talents, but I was able to catch a few hours rest long the way,…

lady ashtar off to thailand

Travel is in the air!

January 16, 2020

The suitcase is out, that means it must be time to travel again! That’s right, this weekend I am off to join my good friend and interpreter Yuka Okawa Rienhart in Thailand. Yuka san has invited a beautiful group of…

Lady Ashtar - Terrie Symons & EJ McDuffy

Where have you been?

January 8, 2020

Whew! I thought that once I got home from Japan life would slow down a little, but it hasn’t slowed down a bit! I hope you have had a wonderful introduction to 2020, I know I have. Even though my…

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2020

Each new day is a new opportunity to begin life again, but there is something extra special about a New Year. This New Year we even begin a new decade! Ashtar and I have created two video messages for the…

Sayonara Japan!

December 23, 2019

My fall tour of Japan has come to a close for 2019. But the joys that have made up these 14 weeks will not soon be forgotten. I wanted to share some of the highlights of this trip you may…

Tachikawa, the final stop!

December 21, 2019

Here I am in Tachikawa with my friends from Beloved Salon, and of course, Yuka san for my final few days in Japan for this tour. Ashtar and I have three workshops and a Christmas party before I board the…

Christmas in Osaka

December 15, 2019

In my last post I promised some views of how Christmas is celebrated in Osaka, so here you go! My faithful companion and interpreter, Yuka Okawa Rinehart and I took an evening off to go out and about the town.…