Tag Archives: Art

Two Minutes To Bliss

Hello Lovely Reader, Our senses have had a bad rap. Because of their relationship to desire, the senses have been seen as a ‘gateway drug’ to all kinds of dangers, pleasures, and dangerously pleasurable, pleasures. The truth and our relationship to … Continue reading

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All Shapes and Sizes

Hello again Lovelies, I’ve started work on my book again. It feels so00 good to be physically able to write and create and make! I am grateful for every moment that I am doing what I love. Writing is medicine for … Continue reading

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Engaging with Relaxation: Swinging on a cloud

Hello Beauty-full Readers, I hope you are having a peaceful Sunday. If you are, and especially if you aren’t, you might want to try Cloud gazing. It is one of my favorite ways to Engage, relax and reconnect. Only 2 … Continue reading

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Engaging with Eye Candy, Art-journaling and Poetry Goodness

Hello Lovelies, It has been such a busy week..doctor’s appointments, mine, the kid’s and the bunny’s, deadlines, domestic duties, rehab, and recalcitrant help at home have made it just that little bit harder to engage my senses and nourish my … Continue reading

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Starting the Week Artfully: Soul Food for the Senses

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Advice for Young Writers and Writers that are Young at Heart

  “Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid … Continue reading

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Tibetian Peach Pie, Malibu, and Tom Robbins: at Diesel a Bookstore- tonight!

Hello Again Lovely Reader! It has been too long. I have missed reading your blogs and hearing from you. And I’ve missed writing!! My healing journey has returned me to the City of Angels. Pacific Palisades to be precise. All … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursday <3 <3 <3

Hello Lovely Readers, In between being a busy mother, daughter, and partner, I’ve been having fun making a series of Engaging the Senses Collages to illustrate the book. Each of our senses has an internal and an external quality. So … Continue reading

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May the Return of the Light guide you to Hear, Touch, Taste, Smell, and See your True Beauty

Happy Solstice Everyone from my Heart to Yours… “The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.”

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Tea and Poetry for Breakfast

Aloha Lovely Readers, I want to share the poem below, by the talented, lyric, Rita Dove, with you today.You may remember her from her stint as The United States Poet Laureate from 1993-95. I had my poetry for breakfast with … Continue reading

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A Kick in the Artist….

“Marina Abramovic´ “The artist is present”. Over a three-month period in 2010, performance artist Marina Abramovic spent more than 700 hours sitting in a chair at a small table in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For seven … Continue reading

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I am blessed

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An Unexpected Sensory Gift

While researching the neuroscience of color on health for Engaging The Senses, ( an uncommonly sensible guide to creating a beautiful life) , I came across this video “Synesthesia by Andrew McMahon” and thought it would be appropriate to include … Continue reading

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If you haven’t heard about one of Honolulu’s best kept secrets-Now Hear This-

Aloha Lovely Reader, I promised to keep you up to date on positive opportunities to engage your senses and boy do I have something to write home about. Discover a menagerie of musical instruments, watch songs come to life through video … Continue reading

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Proofs Positive: Lush and erotic tableaux entice you into another dimension.

I am so in love with Margriet  Smulders‘ work. I want to live in one of her photographs…. A quote from the artist- My life and work are full of contradictions between the mind and the body, between science and … Continue reading

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How to Speak Poetry

Have spent all morning trying to embed this slow mo gravely voiced gem. But to no avail. So I’ve added it as a link. http://youtu.be/JMSeSc627cg%5D Hope it speaks to your heart as much as it does to mine.

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Art’s Power to Engage and Awaken…..

“I feel like this is the perfect place for me,” she said. Her winning entry, a multimedia piece with the words “never sorry” written in homage to the Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei, earned her $10,000. The money was appreciated, … Continue reading

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Beauty is Art’s Sword

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