I could relate the five Ws about this image, but I think the image tells it all. Enjoy!
Two bodies, Moving through the park Breathing, talking, observing Together, All in green.
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.
“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life — think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” –Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) From Yoga [...]
Up early, Moving, And admiring a graceful partner.
Paradise By Coldplay When she was just a girl She expected the world But it flew away from her reach so She ran away in her sleep And dreamed of Para-para-paradise, Para-para-paradise, Para-para-paradise Every time she closed her eyes When she was just a girl She expected the world But it flew away from her [...]
“My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.” –John Lennon You and Me By Dave Matthews Band Want to pack your bags [...]
Magical moments happen when… After a long day – first day of a tough class – picked up my fast runner from daycare. I laugh when people ask me if he already walks. He runs and runs and runs… – cooked a healthy dinner – bathed, read and got the little runner happily in bed Suddenly the final details [...]
I just read this in the current issue of Yoga Magazine, and it is so simple and clear, I want to share it with you all. “Rather than entering any situation wondering how it will serve you, let your entire motivation be to serve the greater good. Ask yourself constantly, how do I serve here, rather than [...]
Finding of the week: “We always need to remember that behind almost every great moment in history, there are heroic people doing really boring and frustrating things for a prolonged period of time.” From New York Times, My Favorite August by Gail Collins.
If you want to get a real view of what an artist’s life is all about, check out Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life at MINUS SPACE. On view from August 7 until September 4, 2010. A must see, read, experience, feel. In 2007, I wrote the post, Your Heart Makes Me Feel, after I [...]
The taste of summer is… fresh I’ve been giving life to those whispery notes/sketches I often add to my Resource: Where Abstract Art is (From) with a great group of artists: Glen Cunningham, Laura Fayer, Lori Kirkbride, Rachael Wren. All artists were part of Susan Ross and PowerHouse Projects. Source was on view at The [...]
Flesh, mind, breath: 3 knots, 3 colors, 3 points.
Hope you’re all having a great summer. Here are some of my summer thoughts after having a wonderful time with family and at my favorite place: the beach. It pleases me immensely to see how my boy loves the ocean. He was born in NYC, but his blood is Caribbean…and I truly love that! Fruit [...]
On the second day of summer, where is my mind? Swimming in the Caribbean. Surrounded by family and nature. I’m counting the days… Where is yours? Where is My Mind By The Pixies Oh With your feet in the air and your head on the ground Try this trick and spin it, yeah Your head [...]
Findings of the week: “The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” -Oscar Wilde “Yoga is about the union and integration of breath, movement and body, both on and off the mat. Our practice on the mat should hopefully guide us towards actions in the outside world: if we [...]
Here I am, thinking of tomorrow’s NYRR New York Mini 10K. My first “big” race after baby. Feeling excited. I ran this race in 2008 and the experience was awesome. This is a women only race and it is truly amazing to see a sea of women running in
I’ve been fascinated by triangle pose (Trikonasana) since I began practicing yoga. This is a pose that I try to do everyday, even if it is for a couple of minutes at lunch time. It really makes me feel good. What I find magical about the pose is how our bodies become geometry, basic shapes [...]
The feeling of showing work is always wonderful, but when the exhibition is at home — Oh, that feels awesome! I’m happy to write that the site-specific installation, Museo de Arte de Caguas (MUAC), Puerto Rico. There is lots to see in Elsa Melendez for inviting me to participate in the exhibition. And as always, [...]
Photo: Julius Shulman (1910-2009) Case Study House #2, 1960 by architect Pierre Koenig. Shulman’s photograph is so amazingly simple and beautiful. The film Visual Acoustics looks like a must see for those that love everything Modern. I do! About the film: Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose [...]
Finding of the week: “A arte é a minha forma de conhecimento do mundo” “Art is my way of understanding the world” -Lygia Pape Image: Lygia Pape Magnetized Spaces, 1968-2002 Spaces of the city
Spring flow, Spring glow, just typing the word spring makes me smile. We’ve been having glorious days filled with beautiful colors and sun. The weather always inspires me to choose what to experiment with in the kitchen. I have two new favorites: quinoa and kale. Cooking them is simple, their benefits are plenty and they [...]
Finding of the week:
Where does your body end and nature begin? Where does your breath end and air begin? Where is the line between the water in your body and the water in the ocean, in the river? Who drew that line? -Swami Veda Bharati
Beautiful sunny day early morning in New York running with my favorite music creative thoughts and a happy heart returned home found two beautiful smiles and a cup of good coffee simple things taste so good!
The snow was beautiful last week, until I had to push a stroller with a 20-pound boy around Brooklyn. I don’t need to use the rowing machine at the gym for a while… Today there is snow falling again! I can’t wait to see those colorful flowers glowing around the tree trunks. The last couple [...]