John Curry, Starwae, Sonoma, CA, Canon Digital Rebel

I just returned from a most magical retreat with SARK at a bed and breakfast called Starwae in Sonoma. I’ve been trying to plan pre-baby getaways for myself and when SARK told me about this event I leapt at the chance to assist her.

It was an intimate weekend affair with 20 amazing women. We laughed, we shared, we made art and we ate some of the most delicious food I have ever had. (Made by the talented John Curry and Janice Crow, the owners of Starwae)

Janice and John are incredible artists and have made Starwae into so much more than a bed and breakfast. It is a place to be nourished creatively and transformed. It is filled with art and sculpture and gardens, birds and fruit trees and warm air.

SARK will be leading another workshop the weekend of October 28th and 29th. There are a few more spaces available if any of you are inspired to go. It will transform you!

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  1. Meg

    We want more pictures of you!! you must be so pregnant now. sigh…. 🙂

  2. Jennifer

    When are you due, by the way? And how are you feeling?

  3. Leslie

    very smart lady…..pre-baby outings!

  4. knoxy

    That photo just melts my heart. What a wonderful man – what a wonderful couple. It was just LOVELY meeting you and I can’t wait to see you again! You are such an inspiration. 🙂

  5. Anja

    Of course a man named Curry cooks wonderful food!

  6. Julia

    How lovely your retreat sounded… SARK is a joy. I love her writings and her art, and I too would have “jumped” at the chance to be involved. Also, I love the photo of John Curry. He looks like a wise soul with a zest for life. The Starwae Inn sounds amazing too. I am so wishing I could do SARKS Oct.28 & 29 retreat…but sadly I have another commitment.

  7. stef

    Oh! I was thissss close to going to that….sorry I missed it. Maybe those October dates will be open if I don’t wait too long…
    Good for you for making those pre-baby getaways…it’s good for the soul!

  8. Tiff

    I bet SARK would be such a delightful person to meet. I do enjoy her creative books so much.

  9. Leonie

    that is BEAUTIFUL… my friend katherine was there, and speaks joyfully of it…
    deevine, deevine, deevine!
    love that you were there too experiencing the magic ~

  10. Vivienne

    Sounds fantastic! I know I will get to one of these one day!
    Yes more belly pics please!

  11. Celise

    I went to SARK’s Pajama Party here in Feb. LOVE HER, LOVE HER BOOKS. Blog about her all the time.
    *visiting Via Secret Agent Josephine*

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