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Explorations of mind, paths, and life

Burbling

Posted on March 15, 2012 - Filed Under 2012, art, art therapy, Gary, self reflect | 5 Comments

I have had all kinds of burbling at the recesses of my mind… those places that often don’t perk up until I do something quite unexpected and beyond my comfort zone. It ties in to all the ways I have experienced “Art” in my life, the ongoing messages, between my immediate community, my studies of […]

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Deep & Reverent

Posted on June 6, 2011 - Filed Under art therapy, feelings, healing, touch | 3 Comments

I was eating dinner alone tonight, took out my new gadget and hunkered down to READ (instead of watch figures move around on a screen or distract myself with a game of solitaire) and stumbled upon this blog post on Kindovermatter.com that spoke to me right down to my whispered breath and tears. The article […]

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And She Tumbled

Posted on December 4, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, mermaid, self concept | Leave a Comment

I have a friend who frequently says, “I want to be a mermaid…” and as I have tumbled through all kinds of feelings the last few weeks, the kind that shift and move, and pull and push, and essentially make foam and toss me about, I am learning to ride it all like a mermaid. […]

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Success will Rain

Posted on November 28, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, celebration, friends, fun, gratitude | Leave a Comment

Blessings: coffee and art with my friend Jamie, and a quick trip to Panda Express. We  agreed to integrate our fortune cookie message into our art, and we played until 11:30 when I finally packed it up to go home…

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Warm & True

Posted on November 21, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, self concept | Leave a Comment

Spending the day … attending to my compassion of both self and others… Swimming in self doubt among other things… but at least the water is clear <3

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Quadrad of Talk

Posted on October 10, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, journaling | 1 Comment

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Potential

Posted on September 19, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, feelings | 2 Comments

Doing hard work – with my heart – but there is always potential, for new, for brighter, for dreamier, for closer, for more connection, for falling apart, and coming back together.

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Evolution

Posted on August 3, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy | Leave a Comment

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Creative Subconscious

Posted on May 29, 2010 - Filed Under art, art therapy, journaling, marriage, self concept | 2 Comments

Frogs chanting, crickets clacking at their little drum circles… and I, piled under papers, glue, paint, plastic, brushes, powders, stamps, and magazines, am discovering Art Journalism, currently in the form of ATC’s (Artist Trading Cards). And after 3 hours of messing with three 2.5 x 3.5 inch canvas cards I have discovered subtle subconscious messages […]

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