The breath is always now.

The snow has come, the arctic cold has gone, and I am back at yoga class.  A deep soul-cleansing sigh was heard around the world. It's been a little more than a month since I last was at a yoga class.  I did a class online, and lots of stretching and other exercise in between, …

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Back to basics

Last week I shared with you my amazingly involved and life changing goals for 2018.  Well, they're not earth shaking, but I did end up seeing a pattern.   All the goals are about exploring and learning new things.  Bettering myself, if you will.  Hence, my word of the year will be LEARN. That's what I …

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No expectations, big results.

I am trying to broaden my artistic horizons.  I have given drawing faces a whirl (gotta get back to that), have played around with gelli printing (LOVE THIS!), and now want to try painting with a brush (not just hands and stencils).  But what should I paint?  Something minimal, simplistic, cute, but not too cute. …

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My friend made me do it.

Last week I asked if I should start bullet journaling.  Well, the truth of matter is, I was already stalking bujo (the in-the-know- way of saying bullet journal) sites and videos before I asked the question.  I was poking around because a friend and I were wondering where we should go now that we have …

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The fourth Brahmavihara; Upeksha

The fourth and final of the Four Sublime Attitudes is Upeksha, or remaining impartial to the faults and imperfections of others. Well.  This is often easier said then done.  This page (on the right, created with Tim Holtz and dylusions stencils and stamps) from my art journal illustrates this attitude in two ways.  I can …

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