no.7 :: meditation on colour

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

meditating upon a well-rounded collection of colours evokes a deep understanding of transition.  colours guide me gently through the changes in my life, from seasons to holidays to emotions to subtle invocations that i might never fully understand.  It is not one colour but all the colours that fill in the contours of my life, ...

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no. 3 :: planting

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

My springtime ritual of planting is more accurately described as rooting plants in pots.  Each spring, around memorial day (the earliest date we can safely plant outdoors in our high-altitude rocky mountain valley), i fill my terra cotta pots with bright orange and pink geraniums.  This year I also added chaotically coloured zinnias. The annual ...

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no. 2 :: beauty in unexpected places

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

rushing out the door to catch the school bus one morning in early november, i noticed that our front porch halloween jack-o-lantern was past its prime.  the frigid nights of early autumn in the high colorado mountains had rendered our scary-faced friend puckered and wrinkley. it was time to toss it into into our compost ...

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no. 1 :: the power of colour

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The way a smell can carry your senses away to a distant memory or a place you have never been, that’s the way colour works for me. In a certain way, colour enters through your nose as well as your eyes, and through your skin, your heart, and your soul.  Take, for example, the ripe, ...

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