summmmmmerrrrr……..

 in a place i love…  more than words can communicate…  enjoying the days….  even the rainy ones…  especially the rainy ones… resting and decompressing from a long year of teaching…  with amazing things on the horizon…  wonderful opportunities that the Read More …

jam packed days…

 a quite stressful drive into brooklyn resulted in a beautiful exchange of minds and hearts, somewhat too short, but engaging and yummy lunch with with friends and inspiring bloggers:)    the view was gorgeous and food healthy… and stories were Read More …

a fabulous weekend

friday night dinner with m + j saturday morning with will at the farmer’s market and a picnic lunch outside… saturday evening spent at COSM – alex + allyson’s place in wappingers falls, ny – celebrating the solstice with j Read More …

the last few days

 if you look really close to the pink painted piece above you will see cat prints… apparently, in the evening after i finished painting the  magnets and was waiting for them to cure… angelo jumped up and walked around on Read More …

blessed…

i am so blessed… so lucky… and so grateful… for: 1.  the incredible network of wonderful friends i have the privilege to have support from, in CT, NY, NJ, PA and all over the world… 2.  kirtans + buddhist monasteries Read More …

beautiful friday

 we went to chuang yen monastery yesterday for a class trip. we were supposed to have a tour, but no volunteer signed up to take us around, so they told me that there was a monk available to do it. Read More …

living in the moment

 it was a full weekend… staring with Friday. this is one of the self-portraits that was inspired by master artists that my 8th graders worked on. this one is my favorite – made by sammy she was emulating de kooning Read More …