Visiting Teachers

Don Usner

Don Usner is a writer, photographer and New Mexico native who focuses on natural and cultural history. His books include The Natural History of Big Sur, Sabino’s Map: Life in Chimayo’s Old Plaza, and Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico’s Newest National Preserve.

Events with Don Usner

The Wisdom of No Technology
October 2, 2019

This retreat offers us a chance to disconnect from our devices and pressures, recharge our capacity to create, remember our unique gifts and return to the roots of perception and inspiration. While trying to give the best to our work and personal lives, we find ourselves facing a tangle of unrelenting demands compounded by the pace of technology. This retreat offers a pause—breathing space. During early morning sits, extended day saunters and quiet walks, we will find the path back to what truly guides our lives. We’ll spend unhurried time in spacious meadows that edge the crystal clear Vallecitos River,…