Tag Archives: transformation

Bounty

This was harvested from our garden today. Several varieties of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and lots of yukon potatoes. Tonight we ate some of this produce in our salad for dinner. Delicious. Actually, I have been gone for four days and … Continue reading

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The past becomes the future through the medium of the present

Not even a month (25 days ago to be exact) and the seeds for the garden are flourishing, especially the fava beans, the melons, and the lemon cukes. It truly is magical putting the small seeds into the dirt and … Continue reading

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Who are we

After a delicious pancake breakfast at home (including using organic coconut flour—oh yeah!), I worked in my studio, mainly organizing some of the clutter that has accumulated since summer. In a pile of random supplies and stray papers I found … Continue reading

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“Alchemy” by Stephen Sandy

(published in The New Yorker, October 29 and November 5, 2002)

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Old habits cry out for transformation

I have been in Ann Arbor for the last couple of days doing errands with my mother who resides in an assisted living facility there. Yesterday we shopped for clothes for my mother to wear at my sister and her … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou RIP 1928-2014

 

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“Today” by Mary Oliver

Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten. … Continue reading

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Johannes Stoetter

These are the amazing body-painting creations of the Italian artist Johannes Stoetter. (The woman as parrot at the bottom is incredible.) (Thanks to Writing Without Paper for the lead to this artist.) 

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Dragon Flies throughout the Heavens

It happened right during Dragon Flies Throughout the Heavens, right at the end of the form and just before relaxation. My eyes were tearing. I guess I was crying. It was like an obstruction or a locked gate or a solid … Continue reading

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“The New Rule” by Rumi

It’s the old rule that drunks have to argue and get into fights. The lover is just as bad. He falls into a hole. But down in that hole he finds something shining, worth more than any amount of money … Continue reading

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