Category Archives: ritual

Letting Go

Disclaimer: This is not a Marie Kondo post… I’ve always been pretty good about giving up things I don’t use or that don’t fit. Where I’ve been slow is a few precious things that are memories of another me, a … Continue reading

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HO HO HO!

I will eventually write about my mom, but for now, am remembering her through the card I made for her years ago, of her almost full-sized Santa. We called him Laguna Santa as he came from Laguna Beach. He took … Continue reading

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OFF for a Couple Weeks! YaY!

I don’t remember being this happy to have time OFF.  We need it! We have now had a day to sleep deeply and as late as necessary; sleep is an amazing tonic!  Lifts the spirit, and also having lights everywhere. … Continue reading

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Hahnemühle DS Art Journal: Last Look Back

I finished my Hahnemühle D & S Sketchbook and am well into my new Nostalgie journal; this is a rambling last look back, at the things I had no time to post that I can share. Sometimes I can’t share, … Continue reading

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Whale Dream

I turned to speak with her and it appeared she was walking on water. Then I saw them, huge whales just under the surface of the water. They knew her, and were coming to say goodbye. I adore whales, and … Continue reading

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WWM: Day 1 Mom’s Stuff, Leaf Goddess

Doing ritual here… memories of my mom’s house. This leaf and straw goddess was a gift from me when she moved to Ashland Oregon It has survived all her moves and now lives in my finish room. Objects hold a … Continue reading

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Healing Journal, Again

I’ve decided to post this again. All of it.  Somewhere back in 2015 there is a fragment of it that begins, “Note:  The Healing Journal in its entirety has been mostly removed with just a few images left.”  At that … Continue reading

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