Month: May 2015

Studio Re-do

Because my whole house is in perfect order and clean (HA) I decided to take apart my studio and re-do it. Here’s what it used to look like: And now: I moved out the big black cabinet because my daughter needed the storage in her room AND I like to be able to see everything.…

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You must learn one thing. The world was made to be free in. Give up all the other worlds except the one to which you belong. – David Whyte

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The Interruptions

interruption [ ìntə rúpshən ] NOUN a pause, break, or temporary halt in an ongoing activity or process I’ve said this before, but I’m saying it again…and probably again and again… “Sometimes the interruptions are the work that needs to be done.” You know that day (or week) when you have a plan to get…

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Retreat or Stand Your Ground?

When I woke up today, I already felt anxious.  I felt like I was behind and could never catch up.  I looked at my list and knew that it wasn’t enough.  Those tasks alone would be insufficient to make any progress. I thought about adding more things to the list.  I thought about pitching the…

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material things and spiritual things

 spiritual – of, relating to, or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things. synonyms: nonmaterial, incorporeal, intangible; inner, mental, psychological   I live in the Texas Hill Country (U.S.A.).  Previously in a drought, we have now been hit with seriously serious weather.  Day after day of thunderstorms, wind, more rain…

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The Bowl

This is a follow-up to this morning’s post. The bowl has been “repaired”, worked on, restored. When I finished and had taken these photos of it, I realized that I was ready to let it go. There was no doubt in my mind, no difficult decision.  I just knew that it was time to let…

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Broken Things

I loved this bowl. I like bowls in general –  I just like the way they fit into your cupped hand and the  symbolism they represent – empty waiting to be filled with something nourishing.  I like almost all bowls. But this bowl was special.   I liked the shape, the design, the color and the…

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