I am trying to practice non-judgement as I look back at the last month but I really didn't bring my A-game. My diet and habits have crashed over the last year and, not surprising, more so over the holidays. Consequently, my energy and creative flow is very stagnant. My kundalini snakes have fallen down the… Continue reading New Years Plunge
I just completed a DNA test through AncestryDNA and I am excited to get the results back. My Mother asked me if I wanted this as a gift and I said yes. I am excited about the opportunity to more about my family history and what my DNA is made up of. I hope there… Continue reading DNA – Our Karmic Map
As I am busy making last-minute gifts, while sitting at the sewing machine, I am thinking about why I make things instead of buying them, or why make art and crafts at all. In many cases, its cheaper and faster to buy a gift but instead I am spending a good chunk of my Sunday… Continue reading Why make?
Often I wonder about how creative flow works. I am sure there are scientific, spiritual and psychological perspectives. My brain seems to cycle through a number of outlets such as photography, jewellery design, graphic design, writing and lately I have been back into sewing (which I haven't done for a long while). Sometimes the timing… Continue reading Creative flow
Since I am composing this on Halloween, I thought it would be fitting to work on a self portrait using a picture that was taken on Halloween a few years ago (I won't say how many) - I was still living at home. I had a dream last night that I was under murky water… Continue reading Halloween portrait
Lately I have been experimenting with some abstract effects in photoshop, not because I always feel like I have to alter my photos, but because I like the artistic expression of making it into something different. A good friend of mine, who is an excellent photographer, much better than I, is a purist and thinks… Continue reading Abstract photo art
I hope everyone is having a great Earth Day. I love this reminder to think about our beautiful home that we often take for granted. This year I have been taking small baby steps in cleaning up my act and being more conscientious of the waste I produce, particularly how much plastic I use. Although… Continue reading Earth Day