Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Revolutionary Evolution

Revolutionary Evolution

One bit of advice that I keep coming back to in my life is from my Sister.  She had told me 3 years ago that if I was not clear on what I wanted...I would not find it...sounds obvious...though at the time it struck me like a lightening bolt.

Flash forward 3 years, and I think I finally am clear...and may have accidentally found the match to my criteria...another "who knew...I shall see"

 I woke up at 4 am this morning...which seems to be my pattern...same thoughts, same dreams...and once again I reminded myself that I am not content living in the hopes, dreams and disappointments of the past...instead I want to live in the hopes, dreams and possibilities of right now...with someone who is willing to join me and play full out...I have been cautioned to be careful what I wish for! 

This is a picture I took over New Year's in Monterrey...and like tomorrow...I am not sure what it is...just that I am liking it! 




Saturday, January 15, 2011

Etc...and Second Saturday

Etc...and Second Saturday

I no longer have the dream of becoming an artist...I AM an artist...a pretty dynamic realization and statement...a pretty fabulous place to be in my life.

I was reminded once again this week how fragile life is and how quickly your focused hopes and dreams can change.  A friend of mine was diagnosed with late stage multiple myeloma and is now fighting for her life...and dramatic change from her daily routine of caring for others and serving her God.

This is a picture I took on the Coast while celebrating the promise of 2011.  I love the colors, the "faces" in the rock and the memory of the sun warming my face during the few minutes of cloudless sky.

I was offered, and accepted a Second Saturday spot this Spring.  Someone besides myself likes my work!  So now I have several months to pull it together...though my perspective is that the show will be by me, for me and about me...no pressure...just fun and a different venue to appreciate the gift of my health, happiness and life...

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Words

Words

Why I cannot just let them play in my head and then drift off...why I am compelled to spell them out...why it is getting more difficult to discern between them...I do not know...  I would like to get over some of them... and am struggling to do so...perhaps I need to move to the East and take a vow of silence...
I can see the value in taking some time off of what is my current regular life and just letting these words tumble out...it would be interesting to see what would be left inside me if that happened...and what would be the right path to travel down after they were emptied...
This picture is one I took recently that is almost a duplicate of one I/we had previously shot.  I love the colors, and the symbolism of shit running thru perfectly good rust and peeling paint...kind of like this life...lots of perfectly good stuff...garnished by some beautifully laid excrement...