January 31, 2012

dreaming...of spring...

~dreaming of the spring...love these new zinnias...got to get some seeds..

January 24, 2012



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hi·ber·nate (hbr-nt)
intr.v. hi·ber·nat·ed, hi·ber·nat·ing, hi·ber·nates
1. to pass the winter in a dormant or torpid state.
2. to be in an inactive or dormant state or period

January 21, 2012

~winter collection....continues

Don’t ask what the world needs.

Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.

Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Howard Thurman

January 17, 2012

not what happens....in the studio...

Nothing makes me feel better — calmer, clearer and happier — than being in one place, absorbed in a book, a conversation, a piece of music. It’s actually something deeper than mere happiness: it’s joy, which the monk David Steindl-Rast describes as ‘that kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens.’

January 16, 2012

trust the darkness....

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“Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise...As creative channels, we need to trust the darkness. ”
Julia Cameron

January 11, 2012

Winter dawn is the color of metal,
The trees stiffen into place like burnt nerves

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Sylvia Plath, Waking in Winter

January 5, 2012


Eat Cake...always with berries & NO frosting ....

for my birthday...how sweet it is...xo b