My Autobiographical Pattern – Surprisingly, the least Wabi-Sabi component…

I wanted to put a Wabi-Sabi component into the pattern. Wabi-Sabi only exists predicated on beautiful mistakes, unplanned outcomes, imperfections, and organic chaos. The only part (as I currently understand Wabi-Sabi) I got right was associating bamboo as a symbol for the organic aspect of this aesthetic concept. Bamboo grows into plants as diverse each … Continue reading My Autobiographical Pattern – Surprisingly, the least Wabi-Sabi component…

Transformations With Life #5 – Purely Canadian Bonsai

Elevating my electric-fired, Raku-style tea bowls has been and continues to be loads of fun. Part of it is the fun of finding suitable small trees that could possibly become bonsais. In this case, I found a small maple tree, about 30cm high and with massive leaves. I made the choice to think outside the … Continue reading Transformations With Life #5 – Purely Canadian Bonsai

Transformations With Life #4 – Little Trees

I have all these little maple trees growing all over my yard. At first I wasn't sure what to do with them. Now I have a few ideas. Always fascinated with Bonsais, I thought I could possibly do my own with a Canadian twist. Taking some of my electric-fired, Raku-styled tea bowls and using them … Continue reading Transformations With Life #4 – Little Trees

The 7th Step on The Ladder of Awareness

Day 7 – May 29th, 2017 WELCOME TO THE CONTINUING OBSERVATIONS THAT FOLLOW THE DISCUSSIONS SESSIONS BETWEEN MYSELF AND MY MENTOR, BEREL M. WEINER FOR OUR BOOK PROJECT TENTATIVELY CALLED: “THE LADDER OF AWARENESS: THE PROCESS OF BEING YOUR TRUTH.”  THESE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS FOLLOWING EACH SESSION AND HAVE ALREADY BEGUN TO CHANGE … Continue reading The 7th Step on The Ladder of Awareness