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.…

Back to Osaka

December 11, 2019

Yes, here I am in Osaka once again. The Dynavision crew and my friend and interpreter Yuka Okawa Rinehart have been taking such good care of me, and I am having a ball! The City is decorated with festive Christmas…

Happening in Japan!

December 5, 2019

As you know, my husband Brian Graham wrote my biography two years ago. It’s titled “The Lady Ashtar Story” and has been available through Amazon. If you haven’t gotten your copy, we have plenty of copies available. Since the U.S.…

The Ashtar Festival

November 29, 2019

My heart hopes you enjoyed whatever you chose to do for the Thanksgiving holiday. No matter how you passed the day the most important thing was to take at least a moment to offer thanks for the people in your…

Thank you Studio-Kara!

November 24, 2019

I am absolutely amazed! It seems like just yesterday I began this tour of Japan in Aomori and here it is 65 days later completing my work with Studio-Kara in Gotanda. My dear friend Yukari Kojima and her staff have…

Fujinomiya fun!

November 17, 2019

My two days in Fujinomiya was delightful! As we were arriving in town, which is right at the base of Mt. Fuji, I had such a breathtaking view of the mountain. Americans don’t really have a mountain that holds a…