“Independance” Day 2018 and the U.S.’s Self Image

I created this artwork and meme to express my feelings about my country on this 4th of July, by 1st drawing a replica of the American flag, then literally cutting it up and putting it back together- the white stripes became the cage, the stars, barbed wire, with a few “refugee” pieces, to reflect the reality of this country. Feel free the meme and to … Continue reading “Independance” Day 2018 and the U.S.’s Self Image

Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now!

Yes, this is the time to tap into and trust my intuition more deeply……. Recently 2 astrologers who I’ve followed, enjoyed and benefitted from, have monetized their previously free offerings; one even gave guidance of, “stop giving ideas and services away for free”. Well, I can say that not only does this not resonate with my inner truth-o-meter, but I could sense that for each … Continue reading Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now!

Music Makes the World Go ‘Round- the Magic of Subtle State Shifts

Dear Xylophone player playing outside PCC Market Edmonds- You’ll never know how much you helped me, by making music yesterday. I had been feeling depressed the whole weekend, unable to access any joy or fun. I had just come from a little park by the beach and was feeling sad, b/c it didn’t have any access to get down to the water and had long … Continue reading Music Makes the World Go ‘Round- the Magic of Subtle State Shifts

How Do You Flow Your Current, see? Spending Money as a Mindfulness Practice and Act of Lovingkindness

Google Translate.  It’s a great help to a new to a Spanish-speaking-country-but-not-so-fluent-Spanish-speaker such as myself.  But it doesn’t always get translation correct.   Case in point-  Google translated Soles, the local currency here as, “suns”.  At first I thought was a pretty funny error.  But the more I thought about it, the more I liked it, as a concept and as a mindfulness practice– think about … Continue reading How Do You Flow Your Current, see? Spending Money as a Mindfulness Practice and Act of Lovingkindness