Tag Archives: awareness

“Everyone please take their seats. Class is starting now.”

Class!  Class!  Put away your books for a few minutes.  Today we are going to discuss “The Art of Communication.”  Yes, Yes,  Joey, I know we discussed it last week.  However, this week we will talk about it from a … Continue reading

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Patterns

Look closer at everything you see.  Patterns reveal themselves everywhere! Repeated spirals, repeated movements, repeated colors, repeated spirals, repeated beautiful patterns. Nature patterns itself endlessly, and we humans do, too. What is it about patterns that appeals to us? What … Continue reading

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When a log lands on your toe…will you remember your gratitude practice?

  Wham!  Bang! Last night I reached down to pick up a log for the woodstove.  The log slipped down to the floor–unto my sock-covered big toe.  OWWWWW! You know how you’re tempted to curse the log and life and, … Continue reading

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Losing my photographic innocence

I have been grieving this week. Missing that which is slowly disappearing. Missing my photographic innocence. What’s that? you ask.  What are you talking about now?  What is photographic innocence?  Photographic innocence happens when you first start taking photographs. You start snapping … Continue reading

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Are you authentic?

Are you authentic?  And what does that mean to you? I have been pondering “authenticity” recently. What does it mean to be authentic?  Who is authentic?  Am I authentic?  Are you authentic? Two weeks ago I would have said (with … Continue reading

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The challenges of clicking outside our comfort zone

Did you know the Internet comes complete with invisible barriers, gates, chain link fences, and padlocks? Did you know that–usually–after the first buzz of Internet excitability, interest and exploration wears off–we usually settle into a comfortable routine of visiting a … Continue reading

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Infinity

 

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The secret revealed…

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to reveal the secret.  No, it’s not the same secret as the world-famous book “The Secret“.   (Although, come to think of it…maybe it is.  I did kind of manifest this…)  This blog is revealing the … Continue reading

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Please meet two of my dearest friends

Thank you, Scott Thomas, for the portraiture assignment.  Thank you so much.  Without this assignment, I would have missed the opportunity to photograph two of my dear friends. Thank you, dear Catherine and Jan, for agreeing so readily to allow … Continue reading

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Sunflower rising

  Sometimes, just around dawn, on the mornings I don’t have to work, Barry drops me off a mile or more from the house.  I walk in the cool morning air toward home, breathing deeply, welcoming the day.  This morning … Continue reading

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