February Wildflowers

I'm thinking of my friends wintering the year in the Northern Hemisphere. When I lived in Canada, February felt like the longest month of the year. In truth, the sun…

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Where I am now

To be honest, I have been a bit lost. Maybe it has something to do with the loss the last weeks have brought the world, with some of it landing…

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Better Days Ahead

It is February, and nature has sent a reminder that better days are ahead. At least, that is the message I took from the presence of these delicate White Star…

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Apology Not Needed

There is no need to say 'sorry' for the treatment by your ancestors of my family. Instead, live, forgive. Make use of your opportunities, Give generously, get to know me.…

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A Reminder

I was reminded today by Steven Pressfield (The War of Art), that we don't need to be healed in order to move forward. Our pain does not go away. It…

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Sound Came First

I watched Paolo Angeli play his 'guitar' in his one-man band at a Tiny Desk Concert and understood that in the beginning, Sound came before Music.When Paolo was pushing his…

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Promise of Spring
Close-up of Gerbera Flower.

Promise of Spring

This frigid January day, blocks the sun that rose at Solstice. Spring's promise is not far away. It will bring respite from ice and sickness. The days are growing longer,…

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An Artist Date

Lately, my head has been filled with doubts and circular thoughts. So, today, I took myself on a long-overdue Artist Date. I walked along the coast, stopping to watch surf…

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Art-ificial Intelligence
AI-generated "Portrait of Edmond Belamy" sold for $432,500

Art-ificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is the next Moon Landing. Only it isn't a singular event that the world watches unfold. It has already happened subtly in the background, but not slowly. We…

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Chop Wood, Carry Water

Layman Pang, a Buddhist who lived over a thousand years ago, is credited with the modern saying, 'Chop wood and carry water.' It has been translated into English in different…

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Kim LeClair loves words. In her words.play.daily emails she strings words in beautiful ways that speak to the humanness in you and me. Yesterday, her words touched me deeply. I…

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