Halloween, Memories and The Raven

Turning back time today Peace Seeker. Back to childhood, when October was really chilly an the whole month a little spooky, at least in rural NC where I grew up. The days I remember as gray and charged with anticipation of Halloween. My school held a Halloween carnival in the gymnasium complete with a gypsy…

A Gypsy Soul’s Boho Life or Looking In From Out

Peace Seeker! Hello! Something has happened to my wanderlust soul. It’s gone. My soul is in tact, but the driving desire to move roam explore is gone. I want to be home. I want to be settled. I want comfy cozy to the core.  All my life we’ve been movers, modern day gypsies never staying…

Monday

October is almost over Peace Seekers. Can you believe it? Time flies doesn’t it? Sometimes when I am practicing Ashtanga in the morning my mind wonders or is it wanders off and I roll through asanas without noticing I don’t like that. When I focus and practice mindfully, bringing myself back to center when that…

Sunday

Good afternoon Peace Seekers. It’s gorgeous isn’t it? Whether it’s sunny or raining or cloudy? Whether it’s cold or warm? Here, in rural NC, tucked away in my little corner of the country where we brake for peacocks and chickens and horses have the right of way, it’s sunny and chilly with a little breeze,…

Free Verse Poetry, Room With No Windows

I’m in the dark in a room with no windows searching for some kind of form some kind of reason some sense to the senseless but nothing changes  not even the season in a  dark room with no windows no view no air to breathe no sway of the trees no song of the bird…

Is It The Full Moon?

Hey Peace Seeker! Good cloudy chilly afternoon. Okay, for some reason I’m in the holiday spirit. Is it the full moon? Is it the cloudy days? Is it the chill in the air? Last year I listened to my music all the way through Christmas. It was Van Morrison, Janis Joplin, George Harrison…very little, if…

Finding Peace and Balance in Minimalist, Bullet List and Quotes!

Hey Peace Seekers! I hope the day is off to a great start. I just practiced yoga! Feeling great! Wrote some free verse in my journal and now here I am jonesing like crazy for some coffee lol. My purge continued yesterday. I gathered together my sewing/quilting stash and tried to organize it. I don’t…

I’m thinking of wind up clocks and good books by the bed…

Good morning Peace Seekers. This morning I’m thinking of frosty window panes, chenille bedspreads and warm vanilla sugar. I’m thinking of wind up clocks and good books by the bed. I’m thinking of the beautiful exhibition Mama Nature is putting on. I’m thinking of hot coffee and fresh bread with apple butter. Pancakes for supper…

Bullet List!!

Groovy Art People, how are you? I just posted on my art blog if you want to check out the art update you pop over there here->Groovy Art So, last week I accomplished a lot! I: cleaned out the deep freeze switched out my summer for winter wardrobe and purged a lot of clothes (down…

Wild Horse and Dolphins

Hey Peace Seeker! Oh my gosh. The coolest experience of all time happened to Sparky! He was on a fishing trip to the sea, Harkers Island, for the first time in twenty years. He went with two friends, so there were three grown men, fishing supplies and a rather small boat for the ocean. I…

Random Thought About Time

My thoughts today Peace Seeker, is that of time. I think about time a lot. And usually not in a good way. Instead of being time rich I am constantly time poor and I speak my way into it a lot or put myself in positions to fall behind and run late. I do this,…