Paint attack

Today the library was closed for a staff development day. As a fun activity we did one of those โ€œdrink wine and paintโ€ paintings only there was no wine involved. But I kind of wish there was because I dipped my entire arm in my palate of acrylic paint as I was arranging my workspace. […]

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Today was the opening retreat of Term Student. Term Student is a thing that we do in my Zen Buddhism lineage in the Autumn to dig a little deeper into our practice. It begins with an all day meditation retreat and ends, a few months later with another retreat. Part of what we do is […]

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Weekend with mom

As I mentioned, I took a 3 day break from the internet so I could spend time with my mom while she was here. It was awesome! I was ridiculously productive! I cleaned my entire house (this really only happens when I have visitors), I went through boxes my mom brought with her (more on […]

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Prayer flags

Still not feeling particularly bloggy. Here is a gif I made. The best thing that happened today is that we booked plane tickets to England to attend Pinhole Day in Norwich! I wasn’t sure if we could make it happen this year but happened to check prices on Tuesday night and tickets to London were […]

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I dug out my old photo albums to see what treasures are in there and I found a few! I am pretty certain I took this photo. I remember this trip to Portland when I was a youngster and I specifically remember taking photos on this trip. It was one of our many trips to […]

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