Again, the sharp new moon blade. Again we walk a garden with the lily’s clever talking around us. Green satin no tailor sews, trees putting on their hats. A drumming begins, and we play along on the drums of our stomachs. The lake that was ice and iron is now ridged in the breeze like [...]
Two bodies, Moving through the park Breathing, talking, observing Together, All in green.
First bloom of 2013. Astonished and grateful! “Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” –Mary Oliver
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 [...]
I’m so thrilled to share with you the catalogue of the three person exhibition, The Weight of Jupiter, I was part of at Enjoy in Wellington, NZ. The essay for the exhibition curated by Erica Van Zon, was written by clever Megan Dunn. Another reason why I fell in love with the land and people of New [...]
You Can Sing Me Anything, 2011 Installation at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand Green ribbon Photos: Lance Cash You Can Sing Me Anything was part of a three person exhibition entitled The Weight of Jupiter in Wellington, NZ. The exhibition, curated by Erica Van Zon, included work by Lisa Benson and Zoe Rapley. For [...]
Cultivate 1) to prepare and use for the raising of crops; also: to loosen or break up the soil about (growing plants) 2) a) to foster the growth of — cultivate vegetables b) culture — the act of developing the intellectual and moral faculties especially by education c) to improve by labor, care, or study: [...]
So scary — it’s November already. What happened to 2010? Hope you all had a great Halloween. Brooklyn looks beautiful in fall colors. Enjoy!
New York City 75 degrees One absolutely beautiful day, two trains, three boroughs, equals a magnificent view of endless diversity. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” -Confucius
Two great running findings this week. Good to see resources available for everyone. On the Run, a blog about the New York City Marathon. The Marathon this year is on November 7 and will have about 43,000 runners. So looking forward to it! A Running Start, a free online coaching resource developed by New York [...]
It’s almost impossible to believe that it’s already October and chilly. September was — as always — a month full of new information, experiences, and goals. But although it was a busy month, this year September felt different, and I mean good different. Among the many reasons I couldn’t find time to write is that I [...]
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 [...]
My kind of weekend Gorgeous weather Quiet city Nurturing all things at home… Happy weekend everyone!
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 [...]
Photo contest submission by Jennifer Day From Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
I’m glad to be back after a couple of weeks of too much happening at the same time. Here are some new discoveries that kept me balanced during busy days. To begin a yoga practice at home, I got the podcast Jason Crandell. Each practice is twenty minutes and Crandell is such an excellent teacher. [...]
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
Everything feels so new in the spring. My curious boy has been showing me the world from a new perspective. This weekend, we spent long hours with friends, playing in the park, and looking at fresh bits of color — trees, magnolias, daffodils. Very refreshing! The beautiful sun has inspired me to introduce him to [...]