Tag Archives: Lanne Wise

LIVE THE QUESTIONS NOW

I am a turn of century person – as was Rilke. Holding the questions and loving the questions. If you are faithful to questions, will they be faithful back. FItfully? Are we, as Rilke wrote, “Two solitudes that border and … Continue reading

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ethics and pixels

Transfiguration is what allows you to crawl out from under the chaos and fly above it. That’s how I can still do what I do and write the songs I sing and just keep on moving. — Bob Dylan [1] In a … Continue reading

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IN THE PINK

  I was thinking about Sofia Coppla’s movie, Marie Antionette.  I was staying in the Mohave Desert where everything was rocks and sand, no trees for miles – just some sagebrush.  And because it was 105 degrees (and still only … Continue reading

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‘picking out constellations’

Starfield 6- Pleiades – 2005, Barbara Cervenka (Phys.org)—An international team of astronomers reports the discovery of four new giant exoplanets orbiting stars much bigger than our sun. The newly detected alien worlds are enormous, with masses from 2.4 to 5.5 … Continue reading

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chairs

Even a chair can give, not always posture us tall, forgive us our trespasses,daily as they are and all, and hallowed……                William Stafford   AF Slipcover Chair (Tapestry)   I remember these chairs – Danish –  although I don’t remember … Continue reading

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High Water

high water meanderings I went the first time because I had read about it on Ziki Questi’s blog.  Morton Funk, the creator, was there and we had a cool conversation about music. He has one of the most  intelligent streams playing … Continue reading

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David Bowie – Bring Me Music

Small things worth seeing and then seeing again. Watching Bowie’s last video Lazarus over and over again. One of my favorite writers, Rebecca Solnit, wrote the following in her book, Hope In The Dark:  “Virginia Woolf wrote in her journal, ‘The … Continue reading

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Winter Pop-Up Books

  frostwoods pop up book – m o c h i (amelie knelstrom) @ vespertine Finding well constructed pop-up books inworld is a real treat.  They are close to my heart – as I am a bookmaker and teach bookarts … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Such a small thing.  Such an enormous thing, this gratitude.  A friend yesterday described it as not a “thing” at all – but rather an action, a practice.   Being grateful is something that you have to choose to do … Continue reading

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fortune

“Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior’s world.” ― Pema Chödrön, The Places That Scare You: A Guide … Continue reading

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