Ahh, so the patience and gentleness and breathing and leaning-into-the-discomfort-of -feeling-blocked worked wonders. The pause. The space. The letting go. I woke up this morning groggy, but way more grounded. Behind my heavy eyes, the old excitement hid. I could feel it. I left for my walk to work and everything was illuminated with wonder … Continue reading Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder
Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death. -Anais Nin tiny purple & yellow wildflowers in grass that you wouldn't notice if you weren't truly looking kicking … Continue reading Love is…simple childhood pleasures and leaning into fear
community gardens and new blooms spending a day off doing a circuit of the downtown coffee shops, consuming lots of caffeine, writing, reading & networking. graffiti in the washroom: "for a good time, try knitting" girl on the street with punctuation printed tights! grammar nerd love! (i'm not a fan of american apparel, but there are … Continue reading Love is…self-expansion & bright colours
Oops! This post is a day late. I promise that I actually finished my Day 10 project yesterday afternoon (early this time), but was out of the apartment all evening/night so I never got a chance to actually post it. I find that even though this 30 days of creativity project is really exciting and motivating, … Continue reading Vulgar Daisies & Great Music
Day 8 of 30 days of creativity, I made a sweet smelling owl buddy to tuck under my pillow when I sleep. He smells of herbal aroma-goodness, his belly stuffed with lavender, chamomile, rose and flax seed. I need some good restful sleep, for once. I cut out basic … Continue reading Day 8: Sweet Dreams, Lil’ Night Owl
My camera ran out of batteries so I wasn't able to photograph and post my creation for yesterday. So today is a two-in-one deal! This week has been really busy so I've been resorting to projects that don't take up much time at all. I thought about skipping today altogether, but I'm on a personal … Continue reading Flowers & Creativity
So one of my goals this year was to learn how to garden (or at least attempt to). I read up on some basics and then bought a really fun looking and simply spelled out book on urban gardening. I was sitting in the kitchen with a friend of mine that was in the midst … Continue reading first sprouting!