Author Archives: Jamie Black

About Jamie Black

I use nature as a medium to inspire play and encourage body, mind and SOLE awareness.

This day couldn’t get any better

“This day couldn’t get any better could it?” asks 8 year old Paula, as we walked barefoot in the rain in the woods in October.  Then she says “or could it?” Just then I hiked up my skirt, and said “let’s … Continue reading

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Seeking Corporate Sponsorship

Seeking Corporate Sponsorship is necessary these days! And is a skill that takes practice. This post will slowly grow based on experience and sharing.  For now, it’s just steps and following other people’s advice… soon it will be filled with … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. What a stylish way to share with the world that my writing has staying power.  It looks like blogging will be more of a focus for 2015! Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Moved to tears by all of you

This weekend I was moved to tears by all of you.  You people who come together for a common good.  A common healing, with wholesome intentions and good connections.  And then just now, I watched this post   Post by Goshfather … Continue reading

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It’s time I slow down and be in gratitude.

It is time that I slow down, and be in gratitude.   Gratitude for all that is, all that was, and all that will be. This past weekend, I had a very grounding journey in a friend’s VW Westfalia.  I … Continue reading

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The Essence of Exploration in Nature vs MineCraft

The essence of exploration lies in the unknown. August 30th 2014, my sister, mom and I embarked on an adventure to Jedadiah Island, in this great archipelago near Nanoose Harbour off Vancouver Island.  Although it was a short three day, two night … Continue reading

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Seeing Mind Traps as Opportunities as a Director

Seeing Mind Traps as Opportunities as a Director is a skillful way to affect change. In environments involving human interaction, traps and miscommunications are inevitable.  We may go into an environment with the best of intention, and yet our own … Continue reading

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Simulation Models for a simple mind

What is situational modeling anyway?  When I was reviewing the class notes and learning about situational modeling, I didn’t understand why anyone would want to graph what they were graphing.  I didn’t understand how you could turn something into data … Continue reading

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Do what you need to do

If it was meant to be, there would be no question, so do what you need to do, because that is what you will do anyway… I need to let go of control, and connect at your level, if I … Continue reading

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Wild Craft Circus Camp

Wild Craft Circus Camp March 17-21 2014 11 AM- 4 PM Walk into a world of imagination in this combination of Wild Craft Play and Circus Camp! Choose your own adventure and discover your inner super hero. Get outside. Craft … Continue reading

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