I started this series on April 1st, 2020 not knowing what the world would look like by the time they got published. Isolation is having all sorts of effects on my psyche. From mild despair to creative euphoria. I've begun dreaming about isolation in idyllic locations... well, idyllic in my fantasy at any rate. I … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues
Let's encourage and support our fellow artists! I recently connected with an inspiring artist and art educator: Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez on LinkedIn. We embraced what social media allows us to continue, where isolation has left us wanting... sharing creative passions! I'd like to share a little of what he shared about himself and his work, … Continue reading Building a Creative Community – Presenting Víctor Mauricio Rodríguez
The night fell and it became so dark that even the music became covered by it. We know it's there but can hardly hear it. It floats behind the darkness. Our little figure has become the source of light within this darkness. Our behatted friend, Monteferro, perhaps a little too inebriated to know what is … Continue reading A Darkness Fell – The Hollow Ones #33
Now we know the name of the gentleman who wore the floppy top hat. Here, it sits perched on a lamp base, a bannister post, or some other ornament around his house. Out of context from its usual position atop his head, it retains its personality. Perhaps it is the hat that gives Monteferro his … Continue reading Monteferro’s Hat – The Hollow One’s #32
I played with the sun a little on this morning; playing hide and seek throughout the macro view of the camera lens. This is a whole series dedicated to seeing differently. It felt like a great extension of my current desire to take a look closer at stuff. The bright morning sun gave a little … Continue reading Shinning Through #6
Maybe it's the lack of motivation due to the Covid-19 isolation, but I may be getting to a point where I need to let the hollow ones go for a while. This one followed a short meditation. I remembered the great walk I took yesterday where I saw little kids blissfully dancing in a part. … Continue reading A Childlike Glee – The Hollow Ones #31
Wow! What a ride! Gratitude can be achieved in the mindset we choose; in the practice of acknowledging things, experiences, and people we are grateful for; in acknowledging to what we dislike and looking at the other side of the coin at what we do like instead; & in taking time to say thank you. … Continue reading Day 21 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?
Is it ungrateful to ask for what you want? Wow, did I ever grab a loaded question and the answers aren't what I expected... Google it and you get some lovely lady not-so-subtly selling her services to increase traffic to your business. This is followed by many definitions of "ingratitude". Perhaps I'm being ungrateful for … Continue reading Day 20 – What Does Gratitude Feel Like To You?