Tense up to fly

As I was planning one of my Vinyasa classes I realized how many of the asana’s named for birds require some sort of tension or even a bind first. Bakasana (crow) needs a squeezing in of the the forearms and the shins. A tightening of … Continue readingTense up to fly

Sometimes I forget

Sometimes I forget. To listen. To actually shut my mouth and quiet my thoughts and listen. My shallow desire to connect, to share, to be seen as someone who knows has left me as someone waiting to speak. It has left me inauthentic. Sometimes I … Continue readingSometimes I forget

I am just a tool

I just worked really hard on a piece. I’ve actually been working on the piece for about a year now. Not consistently, but I’ve been working on it here and there. It’s one of those personal pieces where I put a lot of time in … Continue readingI am just a tool

A new year in art

2011 was an interesting year. I made a lot of progress in art, mainly in setting it up on Etsy and Zazzle.. I even sold three paintings. That was encouraging. So it’s amazing that here I am in 2012 feeling like nothing happened in 2011 … Continue readingA new year in art