My journey everyday I wanted to capture my life in one picture. Every so often my heart fills up with a lot of sadness, anxiety, darkness. It gets super dark and then I realize that I need to act on it. I slowly and gently lead my heart and mind away from that dark place … Continue reading My journey
1st image My first watercolor painting. I did not like it. It seems too rigid and I wanted to get rid of the outlines in pencil. I tried adding more water, color, and used other techniques to make the lines go away, and ended up with a final painting that looks like the 2nd image … Continue reading Just let it be
Hey, I have always wondered what role the ego plays in shaping our personality. Ego has such a negative connotation that I went about in search of why humans are bestowed with an ego if it has such a bad rap. One can always argue that it is like the appendix, its just there, no … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to understanding the ego
I went in for a can of milk and ended up roaming the aisles at Target. I was ambushed by Hearth&Home by Magnolia, endless swim suits on display, kitchen gadgets, art supplies and so on. As I longingly looked at something to purchase, Big Momma (my mind) decided to wake up from her slumber and … Continue reading Big Momma
'God' aka 'Universe' has been the axis around which I have made my life spin. Of late, I have felt anxious, sad, angry, hopeless and a myriad of such emotions. I have been spinning like a wobbly ball with nothing to hold on to. Wobbly you wonder?- Well, I have been trying to solve all … Continue reading Spinning out of control?
I am very hardcore when it comes to my daily workout. I am a nice and sweet person overall, but if anyone takes me away from my routine runs/jogs/walks I can be a whole different beast. <Begin Beast Mode> Kiddo, who was supposed to jog with me today, woke up at 11 am. We went … Continue reading The art of apology
I take Cherry for a stroll in the neighborhood around 3 pm. Why 3 pm? That is when all the other doggies are tucked away at home snoozing on their owner's lap. Ok, so why is that important? Because, my Cherry is a barker. She barks at every dog. We went on our usual route … Continue reading Never, ever, never!
Hubby has been very busy and all working from home. He enters his cave at 8:30 am and exits at 6 pm. Today being Friday, he promised me that he would exit early and would spend time with me at 4 pm. He also mentioned that after our tete a tete he would go for … Continue reading Grace
We were watching The ShawShank Redemption recently and hubby was in tears. He is like that. All it takes is a song, a speech or something beautiful to move him to tears. Kiddo and I have a code word for it "Waterworks". On the other hand I am stoic. I have been asking myself this … Continue reading About the Bald Eagle
Hey Ya'll, So, a new neighbor moved in. His garage faces my backyard. From morn to night he cuts stuff, grinds stuff, paints stuff and does stuff that is very very noisy. When I sit down to meditate, the chain saw announces itself. When I play with Cherry in the backyard, his paint sprayer hisses … Continue reading Breathe in … and let it all out