25th Annual NM Men’s Wellness Winter Gathering

February 20‐24, 2014

“Connecting with the Soul of Place”

Uwe Schroeter and Lawrence Cook

“If life is listening, then winter provides receptive dormant ground.”

“The flow of winter teaches about the very essence of the aging process:
letting go, surrendering to a slower pace, allowing more stillness.”
“Winter” from Victor La Cerva’s Masculine Wisdom

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(Click 2014-NMMW-Winter-Gathering for a downloadable PDF information “flyer”.)

For those who have been coming regularly throughout the last 25 years, many patterns have
developed that can be celebrated. We extend an invitation to others to help us build on these
traditions and enhance our celebration of Connecting with the Soul of Place during the winter
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at Cook’s Cabin while we pursue the activities that we have come to cherish at the Cabin: skiing and snowshoeing, stargazing, board and word games, reading, meditating and personal reflection, live and recorded music, a hot tub to soothe our muscles, talking circles in the evening, and communal meals.

Location: Cook’s Cabin, Blanco Basin, CO
Arrival: Thursday or Friday
Departure: Sunday or Monday

Charges (are payable on-site by cash or check at Cook’s Cabin): $25 per person per night.  Participants need to bring groceries for shared meals.

Due to space limitations, there is a limitation of 20 participants.  Registrations will be accepted on a first‐come, first-served basis (with a waiting list beyond that). Please send in your registration form as early as you can.

Click here for a downloadable 2014-NMMW-Winter-Reg-Form that may be completed on your computer with Adobe Acrobat Reader (or printed and filled out 2012 NMMW Winter I 181that way).  Please mail or email the completed Registration Form to:

Via Regular Mail:

Uwe Schroeter
Apt. No. 2824
6800 Vista del Norte Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Via Email:


Contact information for questions, comments, and carpool coordination:

Uwe Schroeter uweschroeter@comcast.net (505) 352‐9258
Lawrence Cook rlcook44@msn.com (505) 898‐2206

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