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Take nothing but pictures

Located near the Fox and Franz Josef Glacier in the South Island is a little lake called Lake Matheson. The nickname for this lake is Mirror Lake, and by looking at the picture you can tell why. It’s not a highlighted spot “must” spot in my Lonely Planet Guide, but I personally think it’s a breathtaking view. We were lucky enough to get the million dollar shot on a fine, clear day.

I wish I could say that picture was photoshopped, but it’s not. Reflected are the southern apps along with one of the glaciers. There is an hour and half walk around the lake (again thanks to D.O.C) And on this walk is takes you to the best places to get the “prefect reflection shot”.

I think my favorite thing I saw was a few random blue mushrooms  in the woods. Can we say home of…

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Discussing Dissociation


I hope everyone has already recorded his or her score for the DES before reading this follow-up blog.

If you haven’t yet taken the DES, please do so before reading any further.


The Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES) can be found at:


To explain the scoring of the DES, I’m going to quote some material from Dr. Colin Ross’s book “Dissociative Identity Disorder”.  This information can also be found online at .  Dr. Ross also provides a lengthy discussion about dissociation in the general population, charts, graphs, and comparative information with the DDIS, SCID-D, SCL-90, and MCMI.

The Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES) is a 28-item self-report instrument that can be completed in 10 minutes, and scored in less than 5 minutes. It is easy to understand, and the questions are framed in a normative way that does not stigmatize the…

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The Monks Hallway

taken By Madeleine Pujals Maya

Sunset from the Mexican Coast

Madeleine Pujals Maya

From another perspective of doorways and arches.

by Madeleine Pujals Maya

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