Sunday, December 26, 2010


257, originally uploaded by Eric Flexyourhead.

My definition of insane is a holiday centered around buying gifts for every single person you know. This year was a success with zero dollars spent, and only two cards received! So proud of the shift towards consciousness and enjoying the holidays rather then spend! spend! spend!

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Meeting the Prince of the Royal woods

from William E. Channing

Will you…

Live contentedly with small means

Seek elegance over luxury,

and refinement rather than fashion

Seek to be worthy, not respectable

wealthy, not rich?

Will you choose to listen to stars and birds,

babes and sages?

Study hard, think quietly

act frankly, talk gently?

Await occasions, hurry never?

Let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up though the common?

Will you stop being busy?
Stop hiding who you really are?
Stop taking it all so seriously
Start something (anything)?
Start scaring yourself?
Start getting rid of the crap
Stop following the rules
Choose being happy over being right~

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Fall Solstice

Progression of Lunar Eclipse, originally uploaded by __Dori__.

As we have just passed the shortest day of the year we are now moving towards the light. The days are getting longer. Right now by a few seconds a day, by the end of next month by a few minutes. It is a time of rebirth, holidays, gatherings and celebrations.
An event that has been recognized since Neolithic times to signify mating times, crops, and other rituals. It is something we don't really recognize when we live in the concrete jungle of a modern city. The disconnect between what sustains us, and our gratitude for it is lost in the hustle and bustle. Yesterday when we where driving down from Whistler i felt that the day was longer.. even by mere seconds and i was grateful.