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The fog and the frosted grass

The fog and the frosted grass

The fog and the frosted grass (photos from 2008-10-29) The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. /Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever you go there you are, p. 17) When I came out of bed I noticed the […]

I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

I think Halloween socks! Booo-hoo!

Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We don’t celebrate Halloween here in Sweden. Though, as everything around the world is becoming americanized, we do have access to pumpkin-ghost-stuff in some stores these days. When I was a kid there were nothing like […]

I like autumn the best of all the season...

I like autumn the best of all the seasons

Snowberries. Bird bath in stone. The sunflower in our garden is still proud, even though time is taking its toll. The once yellow mandala is now fragile. The wabi-sabi of autumn makes me walk in nature and in the garden of zen with amazement once again. Related PostsA Stockholm Must See: Spring in Kungsan Napping […]

Doodles and contemplating in my Diary

Doodles and contemplating in my Diary

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi [found via jen] More page details from my Moleskine diary. Doodles and what not. Doodles around a name. A drawing I made… She looks so nice, I don’t know […]

Study in mindfulness

Study in mindfulness

It was a long time since I posted any Smilla images to my blog, wasn’t it? So here we go, a study in mindfulness as Smilla is laying on my bed cleaning her self up before sleeping. All photos taken with ISO 1600 because the light was relatively low. Related PostsSkärtorsdag – Pink Thursday A […]

This and that, bits and pieces

This and that, bits and pieces

Here are some links I found this weekend as I was browsing the web. Time to read about writing and journalism, knitting, mixed media art, art journaling and more! Art Every Day Challenge with Leah Piken – download the mp3 interview with inspirational Leah! Making your own journal saves you money – link to more […]