Magic Moments-in gratitude

To R- for setting me on the path to begin the journey to self awareness through the  practice of yoga and for getting me out of doors just to be alive to the beauty around me.

Walking and Hiking get me closer to nature and i find inspiration and solace there. My heart fills with gratitude.

The practice of yoga is gradually giving me freedom to once again move from a secure center both physically and mentally. This journey now begun will never end. I know there will be interruptions and set backs but i will always be grateful for the gift.

-And for reconnecting me to my family in a positive way. One which allows me to return to these stories from my childhood with fond memories-

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Seabird by Holling Clancy Holling

Maybe I’ll even paint that wave-

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For now I am listening to and loving  some piano music (Rachmaninoff’s 1st piano concerto) and accepting who i am.

Holly ♥fyaitd

Magic Moments-Then and Now

The original “depth beneath the sparkle” was written just one year ago and now the sparkle is gone but the river still runs deep. Hope dies hard and life turns toward the New Day waiting for the sun to light the water with laughing brilliance in celebration of creative and enduring friendship.

And so in celebration of ‘YES’ (a New Years resolution to sketch every day), I did today’s sketch, a tiny study looking up the river. This could help toward a larger watercolor soon. There were snow flurries so I painted at my steering wheel rather than down by the river as we did last year.

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This is tiny,just 6″x6″

And I’ll include some photos, one along the park road looking south-

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and one down the river.IMG_2612 (1024x768).jpg

Note how low the water is this year.

 

 

 

 

 

Angel in the dust and in need