I am hunkering down for the polar vortex today. It is interesting how weather events can be very distracting. I was already planning a work from home week (rather than visiting a cafe or finding outside excursions), but when the weather dictates your schedule, it gets distracting. The temperature flux this week also requires extra […]
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Well here we are, it is 2017! I meant to blog a bunch of things this past week, but instead I needed to relax, spend time with friends, and reset my brain. I had a lovely Art Institute visit where I learned about the annual Creche. Versatile artistÂ LÃ¡szlÃ³ Moholy-Nagy gained a new fan.Â There was […]
Itâ€™s been slow-going for me since the holidays. It feels counter-intuitive to lay/laze in bed when the media are blasting New Yearsâ€™ Resolutions, everyone is sharing their organizing and goal-setting intentions, and youâ€™re supposed to be off to a fresh start. The thing is I donâ€™t feel fresh yet. My immune system has gone into […]
I am truly resonating with this poem right now. When winter comes to a woman’s soul, she withdraws into her inner self, her deepest spaces. She refuses all connection, refutes all arguments that she should engage in the world. She may say she is resting, but she is more than resting: She is creating a […]
Some of you will envy me for this post, because I have a luxury this month: time. I was lucky getting stuck in vortex-land near family, so I didnâ€™t lose money on hotels and cab fares waiting out the winter storm that stranded flights for almost a week. Nor did I need to call a […]
I’ve been hibernating a little, which means the blog is on Snooze today as well. Sometimes you need darkness to get all the bits and pieces of new information assimilated into your brain. Have a good week!