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“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”~Bertrand Russell, British philosopher What a great way to wrap up National Poetry Month: my haiku was featured by the Editor’s Desk on the app Heyku. … Continue reading
“Hope is a waking dream.”~Aristotle, Greek philosopher
“Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.”~Dalai Lama, Tibetan teacher The Diva’s weekly Zentangle Challenge #155 is about open spaces. In Zentangle, artists almost feel the need to fill every space with tangles. Open space … Continue reading
“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand, walk, run, climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”~Friedrich Nietzsche, German philosopher Today is the postmark date for THON Dancer Mail. I’ve written inspirational and funny … Continue reading
“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”~Alan Watts, English philosopher
“Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”~Seneca, Roman philosopher The details. Do you ever really notice what is around you, the separate pieces that form a whole? Looking at a Zentangle, really studying … Continue reading
“Who seeks shall find.”~Sophocles, Greek playwright Can you create a Zentangle without using tangles? That is an interesting question posed in this week’s Diva Challenge #123. A Zentangle is a Zentangle is a Zentangle…right? If it is not, then you just … Continue reading
“Beauty…it pleases if we also do not possess it and we are still far removed from demanding to possess it.”~Moses Mendelssohn, German-Jewish philosopher
“Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.”~Amos Bronson Alcott, American writer The scrapbook crop concluded today. Three friends unexpectedly showed up for the afternoon, which made this last day more special. I left … Continue reading