Friday, July 3, 2015

And in the end…

This is the last page in my Moleskine 12X8.5 watercolor journal.

I have worked and played in it on and off for about three years.

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Lots of song lyrics were running through my head as this final page emerged…

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“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”

“We’re just two lost souls, living in a fish bowl, year after year.”

“Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you.”

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In the end, I will just let the Beings speak for themselves.

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Close the book on this chapter.

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And get ready to move on to the new.

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes…

Happy Friday, Beautiful Ones ! And to my American friends, Happy Fourth of July weekend ! Make merry and be safe !

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Round here…

Round here…

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we meditate like this.

 

Round here…

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pages get filled with inner wisdom

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bubbling up to the surface as we play.

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Learning to love it all.

 

Happy Wednesday, Beautiful Ones !

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Nothing is under control…

Theme of the day…

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I’m in the studio today ! Yay !

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Some rock beings came to play…

And I was working on completing some pages in my 12X8.5” watercolor Moleskine journal.

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Some seeds got planted.

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A Buddha got some line work and some unreadable text.

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A mermaid got some color and a wish to be by the water’s edge.IMG_2282     She was inspired by my friend Deb, who know the water helps us mermaids make things right again.  

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One page left in this sweet document.

Hoping to get to it tomorrow.

Big love to you, beautiful Ones.

Friday, April 17, 2015

I’ll sit with you.

  Loving Florida in many ways.

But not so in love with all the creepy crawlies !

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Last week I swam in my friend Sherri’s pool with a Python.

Okay, I’m totally exaggerating!

It was just a 10” black snake with red and yellow lines on his head.

But he moved very fast and gave me heebie jeebies big time.

Now we have these locusts!

Okay, just mega grasshoppers, but they are the size of a little girl’s hand !

Thank God for screens !

Still, this Florida life is a sweet one.

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I found this sweet quote on pinterest or facebook.

(sorry to the creator of this image – I was unable to retrace my steps.)

I just love it.

Can’t always see the bright side in some moments.

I love the idea of a friend just sitting by until the light returns.

Because it always does, doesn’t it ?

I think the quote may have been influencing my journal page today.

IMG_1558[1]This pretty sea of turquoise blue

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became a bit of a dark garden.

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The BEings look a little concerned or worried.

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they have each other…

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to sit with until the light returns.

 

It feels really good to be playing in the journal right now.

There is an upcoming trip to Canada that will probably interrupt the newly re-established routine,

but in the not so mean time,

I’m enjoying the flow.

I hope you have creative flow and lots of peace this weekend, Beautiful Ones.

Big love !

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Go Fish…

Look at my poor sweet Chica’s new shaved do !

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The do is a result of her ultrasound performed yesterday.

All results showed that her urinary track and kidneys are looking normal.

That’s good to know.

We are now thinking that she has been in pain in her spine and hips and that that is likely the cause for her waking us up multiple times a night to exit the crate where she usually sleeps and go out side, where she proceeded to just stand there.

For the last two nights, she has slept on her bed, placed the floor by our bed, and we have had the first solid nights sleeps in our room in about a month.

Yay ! Let’s hope this continues !

Love that furry blond 10 year old girl !

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I happily played in my journal again this morning.

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This Fish Girl and her friend floated onto the page.

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I like her and her Soul Wisdom a lot !

Hope your day goes swimmingly, Beautiful Ones!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

“Like A Garden for my Eyes” – April, 2015

The last six days have been filled withIMG_1494  the heady scent of eucalyptus,

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beautiful marks on wools, silks and papers,

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smiles, laughter and chats with amazing women,

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(and other beings like Zola).

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Stitch time gave way

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to a bit of glorious beach time,

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followed by a larger sit and stitch gathering,

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that filled the soul’s need to just BE

with like minded people in a safe and creative space.

IMG_1527        My dear friend Sherri has provided such a space for creative people to gather at her

art studio, Art More Place, in Melbourne, Fl.

And we have provided one another with a deep, rich and oh so comfortable friendship that makes me so very grateful !

Love you, Sherri !

 

I arrived home yesterday, happy to see my honey and my own furry creatures.

This morning I took the time to work in my art journal,

something I have been missing a lot and

a wellness tool that I am determined to pick up again.

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So we compromised. ;)

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This is what came through this morning.

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I can see the influence of stitches, gathering, friendship and a garden of color from my trip.

Can you ?

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Hope this month of April is filling up your Soul, beautiful Ones !

Big Love !

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Soul Blooming…

It’s been a quiet week.

Cool weather for Florida but still sunny.

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Last weekend, David and I found annuals at the Home Depot

full of colors that we associate with summer up north.

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I filled a few pots with some of my favs !

Cosmos, marigolds and geraniums.

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Their bright color makes my back lanai even more comfy.

Love that the indoor kitties can come and share the space too.

Safe from the huge hawks that are flying around but

able to watch, listen and talk to the other birdies without putting them in danger either !

Next plant I get will be a big one that I can put in front of that doggie door before the cats figure out how to use it !

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My old dog, Chica, doesn’t want to learn a new trick and use the thing,

even with cookies or cheese as a reward !

She just doesn’t like how it swings back on her at all !

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I’m going to be using my own wings this weekend, and head over to Melbourne, FL

to teach my Soul Beings Collage and Paint class at Art More Place.

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It felt really good to get this class ready, putting my old teacher skills together to plan things out and make it a fun and creative experience for my participants there!

Can’t wait to play!

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Plus I get to hang with my dear friend, Sherri, who owns the studio.

She is a hostess with the mostest and a big huge heart.

Love spending time with her !

Off I fly !

Have a great weekend, beautiful Ones !

Big Love to you !