Donna Darkwolf wearing the Map of Orions Belt

"Ask the Mountains" by Vangelis. Vocalist: Stina Nordenstam. Donna Darkwolf wearing the Map of Orions Belt

Donna Darkwolf's Voyager Mission - Stars Like Dust... Surround Me

"I dreamed you so much – you saturated my life, facets of you pervading all of those other you’s.
Stars, Like Dust, You surround me".

The purpose of assembling this Gallery of Donna Darkwolf's "travels is to show to her many friends, colleagues, students and even her detractors, how happy she was in the final year of her life.

Donna was a very strong-willed and determined woman. She was not going to let her planned suicide get in the way of having a last fling with me.

I made every effort to keep her happy and comfortable. Support her spiritually, and mentally. The way one would do for ones spouse slowly dying from some affliction.

That I had 'named' her Mission, her "Voyager Mission",  made it easier to refer to or discuss.
I did not know it at the the start of the Mission, that this was her Final Year. I knew it was close. I was just not aware that the Mission was already underway until we were sitting in the hotel courtyard, having a sundowner.

She informed me that were already 8 days into the 2016 Winter Solstice. By way of explanation, The Darkwolf revealed to me:
"The Symbolism of Winter: Winter implies harshness, represents calmness and silence, promises festivities, and firesides and love... yet it also represents death, ending and detachment... and mourning... the last of which I do not want you to do. I want you to be happy for me and Celebrate Our Love!".

My Beautiful Girl - Who Wears Orion's Belt. Viewed from Northern Hemisphere

The Girl Made of Stars

"But just take a hard look into my eyes.
Yes... there is a smile around them.
Can you see? The cold hard steel in them?
Hint: "Never dry steel while it is cold".

My Mouth is a "so-what-smirk". I know a secret that you have no clue of.
And it is coming your way.
See I wear the Belt of Orion...the three stars. Alnitak, Alnilam and, Mintaka on my shirt.
Trust me. You will eventually understand. Orion's Belt. (Right to Left)

Mintaka: منطقة - Manṭaqa,  western-most star, "The Belt"
δ Orionis - Delta Orionis

Alnilam: النظام - Al-Niẓām, the center star. "A Belt of Pearls"
ε  Orionis - Epsilon Orionis

Alnitak: النطاق - An-Niṭāq, eastern-most star. "The Girdle"
ζ Orionis - Zeta Orionis

While I was taking these pictures, I knew I was cataloging the Donna Darkwolf's "Voyager Mission" . . . capturing the Geometry of Her Heart . . . The Shape of Her Soul.
This was her Final Mission, and I am both priveleged and honored to have accompanied the Donna Darkwolf on this last flight . . .
It devolves upon me, as Flight Lieutenant, to make out the Final Mission Report.

This is my Flight Report:
I report the Mission was a complete success, and without tragedy.
The Mission Pilot and Flight Lieutenant have now completed their respective duties.

The Mission Pilot has expressed her confidence to complete the second part of the Mission without a Flight Lieutenant,
and has elected to continue the long-range mission solo.
This Flight Lieutenant will continue in service, in order to detail further mission-critical information, and Mission Progress.
Further Updates as they become available . . .

"The Only thing WE ever Found, that Made the Emptiness Bearable, is Each Other".

Up-Date #10: Additional content and tracks were up-loaded today, 17 July, 2019. +22 hours 01 Minutes 15 Seconds.
Up-Date #11: Day 777 - Greeting Card 1 from Eternity up-loaded today, 23 August, 2019. +10 hours 11 Minutes 00 Seconds.
Up-Date #12: Additional content and tracks were up-loaded today, 10 March 2020, Day 977 +21 hours 35 Minutes 07 Seconds.
Up-Date #13: Additional content and tracks were up-loaded today, 03 April 2020, Day 1000. +21 hours 00 Minutes 00 Seconds.
Up-Date #14: Additional content up-loaded today, and navigation structure cleaned, 22 April 2020, Day 1000. +18 hours 14 Minutes 47 Seconds.
Up-Date #16: La Belle Dame Gallery goes live, 07 May 2020, Day 1034. +12 hours 15 Minutes 17 Seconds.
Up-Date #17: Day 1000 - Greeting Card 2 from Eternity goes live, 03 Aprill 2020. +19 hours 00 Minutes 00 Seconds. That is 7:00pm for those who dont know.
Up-Date #14: Additional content up-loaded today, and navigation structure cleaned, 22 April 2020, Day 1000. +18 hours 14 Minutes 47 Seconds.
Up-Date #24: Major Image upgrade to comply with new internet protcols 14 September 2020, Day 1165. +15 hours 12 Minutes 43 Seconds.

Up-Date #77: Final Update 10 October 2021, Day 1555. +14 hours 39 Minutes 35 Seconds.
Up-Date #117: 22 April 2020, - Mnemosyne Dreamstate Report #257. Day 1888,Urgent 18 August 2022. +17 hours 21 Minutes 17 Seconds.
Carry on... and Enjoy!

Significant Site Enhancememnt

Up-dates #25 thru' #62: Following the commencement of the COVID 19 Lock-Down, I was able to put more time and effort into Donna's website.
From late March 2020 - until March 2021, this website increased from 84 pages to 175 pages, as well as over 100 sound-tracks  - with the addition of countless never-before published images.
The additional Content is derived from Donna's writing, and our many e-mail exchanges.
I thought these are neccessary to provide depth, context and meaning to Donna Darkwolf's Life and Memory.

Note: These photos were taken at random, on-the-fly, and unposed for...
Donna is UN-STOPPABLE...

Donna Darkwolf's Voyager Mission Begins Here - June Winter Solstice 2016

My Donna Ragazza - dressed to "the Nines" for Dinner at The Lord Milner Hotel. Matjiesfontein

Donna - La Bella Strega Mia

Dressed for the cold - My Winter Witch.
But just wait and see.
The transformation is MAGICK!

Room #18 at Lord Milner Hotel

Our Winter Honeymoon Suite. Donna picked this room off the hotels website. "It is exactly us!", she said.
When we arrived at the hotel she said to me:
"I cannot wait to see your face..."
True to form, Donna's impeccable choice of style!
"You can pick up your jaw now",  she quips merrily.

Donna Sunset at The Chapel

Donna dressed for Dinner in her red and gold robe, at the Lord Milner Hotel Chapel, where we re-affrm our Vow to each other.
THIS is going to blow all the sedate guests away.
Donna Darkwolf wafts reagally into the dining hall...
You can hear the proverbial pin drop. "TING!

"To Our Winter Honeymoon"

Our honeymoon is actually in November. But she wants one now, in June. I'm good with that!
Dinner at the Lord Milner Hotel is always splendid.
Especially with my Witchy Wife.
And as the song,“This Is What You Came For" goes:
"Everybody's watching Her, but she's looking at You"

Donna Begins Her Journey

Sweet Donna. Aged about 5 or 6. She couldnt remember This is the cover photo of a small album she gave me as a gift when I had said to her:
"I wish I knew all the story of your life, Donna Mia!"

My Unexpected Gift from Donna

Donna gave me this little album at dinner, telling me:
"The story of my life has been my journey to you".

Based on the following, I might imagine Donna has gone to The Great Restaurant in The Sky

Donna loved the Duchess of Wisbeach... it reminded her of her house in Durbanville...

Dinner @ Duchess of Wisbeach

At Dinner with My Minion

Library @ Duchess of Wisbeach

Donna loved dining in the "Library Room", because it was "like being at home".

Sunday lunches at Fisherman's Wharf... with me in one of the many Hawaaian shirts she gave to me

Sundown Dinner at Life Grand Cafe, Where Donna just wanted to watch the Sea, without chit-chat

Sundown Dinner at Mar e Sol, Where Donna just loved to watch the Sea

Dining in the Baroque Elegance of Kloof Street House

Donna Takes Me Out for Tiger Prawns at Mar e Sol

Donna Takes Me Out to Seal Island in Her Starry Shirt

We Prevail... at All Cost.

More than a Work of Art. Donna is a Piece of Work. You cannot replicate it. You cannot define it...
You cannot hold it. Nor can you adequately describe it... "This is the Genie Out of The Bottle"... LOL
And it is Just Unstoppable... Donna's journey to Egypt, Orion and Sirius start here... Orion's Belt.

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