Enter… a very mindful Summer Solstice

And what an extraordinary day to welcome in Summer Solstice 2022. It’s 80 degrees here in San Francisco - an unusually warm, and I predict, a very mindful, perhaps, even hot and wicked day. Of course both myself and husband are stuck at home with COVID. Sigh. At least they are mild…

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Spring’s Reminder: Mindfulness on the Path to Joy

Water Stars, the mindful photography image pictured here, was taken mid-morning at the Palace of Fine Arts here in San Francisco. I was on a fashion shoot and the twinkling water stars caught my attention. Dark and light, the tension of the opposites, reminders of holding both the joys, and…

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Teaching Mindful Photography Paralleled My Own Path
Students at the Mindful Photography class. All identities remained anonymous.

Teaching Mindful Photography Paralleled My Own Path

When I was selected to teach a Mindful photography class at San Francisco General Hospital's Mental Rehabilitation Center I was both excited and intrigued. The students were at all different levels of rehabilitation. Some were right off the streets of being homeless and enduring all kinds of addictions. I held…

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February Magic through the Portals of Pain

Today it’s raining.  It’s like a protective shield to me – I huddle indoors as I write these words. I look out beyond palm trees in the distance. It's the love month. There are reminders everywhere.  My heart seems to come alive in a myriad of ways.  This year, however, it’s…

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Textures of Life

I was gifted tickets to the Symphony yesterday and reminded of another huge presence in my life.  Music.  As an artist, I have loved so many genres of music and feel so grateful for digital access to almost any artist or tune I seek.  This concert was to be San…

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