Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Saving Our Ukrainian History

As we get older it is only natural to think about what we are leaving behind, not that I have plans to leave this world anytime soon. The reality, however, that death is inevitable enters my thoughts more often now. … Continue reading

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Art, Inspiration and Everyday…

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. Sometimes you need to go looking for it; a museum, a class, a walk in the woods or a vacation. Everyday interactions can also stir creative tangents. I never thought adopting a puppy would … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

I ran out of the house tonight to catch the sun as it slipped beyond the rivers’ bend. There is something magical about sunset on the water. The play of light and colors change so quickly that I can begin … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Water

“Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. Not necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses.” Antoine … Continue reading

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From Sheen to Tsunami

Should art reflect world incidents and accidents, or be refuge from life’s dramas and disasters?  With today’s communications networks, a catastrophe on the other side of the planet quickly becomes a tragedy for us all. This past week my daily … Continue reading

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Changing Scenery

February was a busy month for me. Flights to New York then Florida both invigorated and dissipated my creative force. The New York art scene is overwhelmingly vibrant, varied and sophisticated. Many see New York as our cultural capital. You … Continue reading

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Miracles, Mindfulness and Motion

I’ve been thinking about the idea of coincidence vs. miracle for a few days now.  Most people will frequently dismiss a serendipitous happening as a mere coincidence.  I on the other hand, believe in everyday miracles and love their occurrence … Continue reading

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