Today was awesomely strange. Productive, proactive and reactive, all rolled into one…
Defensive, exciting, reviving and relieving. Enticing and rewarding.
Thoughtful, and full of love.
I’ve been realizing for quite a while that I need structure for my new professional life… Today, while conversing with the member of my Support System Board of Directors, Tam; my structure began to take form, and it will soon materialize.
Oh, yes! The possibilities!
To obtain clarity! To understand one’s true service to one’s community. To define one’s offering and target market!
Today, 2/22/12 (yeah, all these 2’s!) has been AWESOME!
The entire weekend was magical… Celi and Buddy have taken refuge here and they are both most welcome! The little Frenchie’s puppy breath and Celi’s bubbly disposition fill the air with promise and giggles… I love them both so much!
I had the most amazing evening Friday night with Laura Martin Bovard and Tam Starita. We went to the Dominican University in San Rafael and witnessed a lecture/conversation with Eve Ensler and Isabel Allende. It was a life-changing event…
Something HUGE is a-brewin’!
And, while I have all the desire to pursue all this BIGness, I can only say -at the moment- that I am about to make a whole-lotta-noise…
Earth-shaking, heart-moving, life-transforming noise…
These words are only the beginning…
THIS, is THE REVOLUTION!
Brace yourself… Boundless Joy and Prosperity are ON THEIR WAY
I am a mother… Again!
Sweet baby Mr. Midoggie joins our loving family!
I can carry him with only one of my hands… Not even 2lbs light. He is supposed to be as heavy as 20lbs. Lord! What a blessed surprise!
Thank you, Landon! This is certainly a joyful event :)
So excited! Life is good and I am grateful! My initial intention was for this journal to be nothing but mystery, romance and poetic prose. Life got in the way, but I am on my way to whatever it is the Universe has in store for me…
Araceli is on her way, she has Buddy and a new place all her own… She will soon find happiness is not dependent on another human being (that is my prediction, may it be so!), therefore, I rest peacefully (as far as her goes).
Mr. MiDoggie is growing, healthy and happy, Doggie-Bear is (slowly) accepting the fact that he will not go away, and Mimo is welcoming him with open paws, a little bit more each day :)
Isabel is pleased with my work… I have SO many ideas, but not enough time (or energy!).
I have enlisted Gabrielle to help me become more organized… I truly cherish her friendship and value her capabilities!
I miss Jonathan dearly, and can’t wait to go to the Netherlands, or Barcelona, or Paris, or wherever he may be, just so I can give him a hug, and a kiss on his scruffy cheek! I miss that boy!
Float Gallery just invited me to do a solo show. YES! A SOLO show! Oh my goodness! I am beyond thrilled!
And, to top it all… My stepson and his lovely girlfriend have expressed their desire to move in with us.
I love both of them dearly, and I know that it would be a huge shift if they actually end up moving with us, but it would also be a blessing. I SO want those kids to succeed! They deserve a fair chance… A chance they are not getting at the moment.
Life can be rough, but if there is always a possibility for growth, for all involved…
My arms are open, and I am ready and able to hold them, and the world.
Life, is good!
Wow! I cannot afford to write a whole lot. I am beyond busy, and that is great. The short:
- As of today, Boronitas (Mr. Midoggie) can go up and down the stairs… Scary and fun, all wrapped up in a little crazy muffin!
- I am behind on finished prints for my first ever solo show… Granted, it is a tiny little gallery, but I think there is a TON of potential. I wish I could take a couple of weeks off regular work and just write, create Art, write, create more Art, rinse, repeat…
- Taxes, taxes, taxes… Need I say more?
I know I can do it all, but I am longing for 48 hour days. Just sayin…
Other than that, Life is beyond amazing, and I am forever thankful to the Universe, and to my Landon, to my sweet chirruns, and to new and old Friends. This week, I am especially thankful with Carlos and Carla, for all their love and companionship. Jose: I love and miss you. May you be enjoying yourself, wherever you are. We honored you this past week :)
I personally honor you everyday. Here’s to seeing each other one of these centuries!
I often find all the words in my head
I often lose them when it comes to share them
I find myself reciting brilliant phrases in my head
And once discovered, I often long to remember them
Long enough to jot them down
And I seldom do
It always happens whilst driving
Or whatever mundane activity
Greatness always surprises us in the midst of the mundane
Greatness lives amongst us, often times dormant
Most times merely waiting to be waken
First day of school.
Oh Life, Oh Life…
I am SO here.
I vibrate, initiate, emancipate, congregate…
I, I, I… I no longer wish to begin sentences with “I”.
Yet, all is “I”, for my world begins and ends with that funny letter.
YOU = I
YOU and I are but 1
Deal with it, he!
a new life each day
each day, a new welcome
a new sunrise
a new smile
a new ‘thank you’
a new opportunity to serve
to share brightness
to be happy
Yes, it does!
(and so does my awesome tortilla soup… Nom, nom, nom!)
Hunger: Fit in
Shed the fears
Shed the inadequacy
Shed the plastic vulnerability
grab your gear
taste your fear
hit the ground RUNNING!
None of it matters
Life always surprises
One thousand roads
My son responds
he loves me so
My daughter ignores
she will appreciate
one of these days
One of these days
it will be complete
It is all Life
Let’s do this, Chefs, Offspring, and Lovers!
Love ALL around.
wrapped in one
all wrapped in one
all that know
and all that crave knowledge
de la tecnologia
de una maquina
depender de nada
nada mas que
mejor ya no coma
Handsome yet narcissistic Roman for breakfast
Cute blue haired American with a side of Vietnamese stylist for lunch A Hawaiian intermission, with Mexican-Jewish notes
And, for dinner?
A trio of Chinese puppies, paired with a German-Native American man…
And a movie about Scottish freedom.
Lo que le sigue ;)
Funny, funny, funny, and… Coincidence?
Heidi and I went out on a gf date, we enjoyed a pedi and then dinner at Trabocco in Alameda.
Excuse my lack of poetic prose, but I have limited time and I just want to document tonight’s crazy occurrence.
Jim Conger (a LM applicant) sat next to us and paid for our dinner. It was a sweet, sweet gesture. His date was beyond lovely and I did not want to embarrass him. It was a difficult situation because he is not a shoe-in for the position, but he is, nevertheless, a very strong candidate.
Should he not be hired by LM, I vow to take him out to dinner, to Trabocco, and I will pay for it :)
Random (or not), sweet (very much so), and all in all, a fantastic dinner date with my very wonderful friend, Heidi <3
Today, I decided to become incredible.
Today, my favorite day of the year, followed by a very funny/disastrous month (car issues, falls, burns, parking tickets, ha!) ‘and a very surreal week (4’10” man walked over me, reconnected with a friend from before birth, received messages from the afterlife, and more!) I decided to retract from that initial decision.
No. I do not want to become incredible.
Quite on the contrary.
From now on, I will be completely, absolutely, and unabashedly CREDIBLE.
I will say what I mean and mean what I say.
I will be who I am and stand by it.
I will be true to my word.
Incredibility is overrated.
I am, and will forever be: CREDIBLE.
LU5TRO no longer lives in my humble yet wild imagination
It is alive, and well
Five years at a time
For me, and many others
It is the movement that will move mountains
It is the ‘five’ that will entice communities
To be more than individuals
And less than silent passerby
Here’s to you
And to our next five years!