Blog and center for Diana Rajchel and her projects.

Seeking a place for heart in the midst of all these passions.

#Pantheacon follow-up on race and cultural assimmilation

Thanks to the glaring injustices hitting an all-time high in 2014, a good chunk of this year’s Pantheacon went to deeper discussions of race and cultural assimilation. The tracks proved necessary, because something about “hey, there are people in our group having a different experience from the rest of us because of surface and not-surface physical differences,” is entirely too… Read more →

Workshop Ideas for Pantheacon 2016: Stepping Outside the Ego

Ecstatic dance is awesome. Done well, you tune out your chatter and start a conversation with your body: how do you feel? Where do you need to move, to stretch, to play? The music keeps your brain busy while you keep that conversation going with your body. I’ve been involved with and interested in ecstatic dance since 2012. It’s been… Read more →

Services in San Francisco–the trade-offs

One of the odd financial aspects of city living is that housing usually costs a lot. It costs enough to scare most people into the suburbs. The offset, however, is that most other expenses – transportation, groceries, general services you might pay for, entertainment – are often lower than their suburban counterparts. Most of this is competition leveling the field,… Read more →