23
Jun
2016
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Playful Journey E-Course: Art-Making & Memoir

Experience tells me that writing memoir is first–to conceive. …to become pregnant with… play and create Its taken many years of playing with art-making, writing, and storytelling to come to an understanding of my life view and play-based process. It’s really simple! When I splat paint on paper or create silly rhymes what arises in...
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10
Jun
2016
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Focusing on the Important Bits: Orange is the Best Color

During a graduation celebration at my daughter’s home last weekend I heard my grandson, Chase, call to me in the backyard. Nana! I bent down to give Chase a hug. After we embraced, he said excitedly, Nana, I saw a sunset!  How wonderful Chase. What colors did you see? After pausing for a minute, Chase...
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19
May
2016
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On Play + What Comes Naturally + Hangin On

The grey sky and rain encourage me to walk up the stairs to my studio. Playful writing this afternoon leads me to synchronicity, awareness, choice. flow….. Drawn by the setting sun, I walked out onto the deck to get a better look. I began to sing in an effortless way. I remember you. Dancing with...
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25
Apr
2016
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It Feels Right: I Have a Confession to Make

Writing or creating anything really seems to take its time with me. I collect ideas, dreams, images, and what-nots for an undetermined period of time and then when the time is right to let it rip-I share my collection. Its occurred to me lately that it might be wise to share bit-by-bit, in dribs and...
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4
Apr
2016
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Serial Play + Re-Solution + What is Possible Through Play

series: a succession of things of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another completion or re-solution When I write or say the word completion it doesn’t feel good in my body. My memoir’s manuscript is a part of my ongoing archival memoir project. As I develop and live the postpartum of my experience there...
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10
Mar
2016
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Creatures of Habit-[at]

We are creatures of habit. Each habit-[at] is uniquely its own.   A place that is natural  –for the life and growth of an organism. I went to bed last night asking, ‘what will I write about tomorrow?’ This morning a dream tells me ‘we are creatures of habit’. what is my natural habit-[at]? what are some of my habits? are they a good thing? or not?...
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4
Mar
2016
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Share Your Story with your Whole Heart

Turning the page and finding so much more… Openness Generosity Bravery Playful, Action Steps vulnerability is not weakness = courage vulnerability-coeur-heart the willingness to do something when there are no guarantees vulnerability is the way to live… Judging by the amount of time it is taking me to write this post I am both desiring...
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