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Explorations of mind, paths, and life

Twisted, Illogical Canvases

Posted on September 10, 2013 - Filed Under art, fear, feelings, healing | Leave a Comment

I am back to searching… in the midst of a twisted, illogical canvas, filled with color and direction that doesn’t find its place, I feel like I am missing something. I see a word… errand, errant, err… and I jump to my bedroom looking for the list. I pull down journals – days, months, years […]

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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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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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Where She Sits Safe

Posted on November 23, 2010 - Filed Under art, crossroads, feelings, healing, imagery, journaling, trees | 2 Comments

Making sense of things isn’t always easy. I don’t have the perspective of all the other worlds, thoughts, or beliefs of others… yet it all has an impact on me. I would like to say that it doesn’t, but it does. Since I can’t control how others experience the world, or how I am perceived, […]

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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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And it Was On Fire

Posted on July 3, 2010 - Filed Under art, ceremony, feelings, journaling, life | 2 Comments

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