Sometimes the most important thing we can do when we are training out dog is…nothing. How else will we find out what our dog knows if we don’t pause to see what they know? It’s a lesson my own dog taught me years ago. It has led to a delightful give and take that allows me to learn from her as as learns from me. Sometimes you just have to wait for the dog!
Archives for February 2015
All she had ever wanted was to go home, to have a cup of tea and a piece of toast with strawberry jam in a white kitchen at the table with a yellow cloth and Snoopy dishtowels on the backs of the chairs. She wanted to pull out her report card, show her Mom the three A’s and a B and the note that she had made the cheerleading squad, could she please get it signed and returned. On this morning she knew that it had never happened that way, never, not once.
Julie’s young daughter says of her technique, “you use a big brush and too much paint…”. This may be the case in her daughter’s eyes, yet it is the surface of rich paint that invites the viewer to reflect upon the light, the reflection and the quietness that the imagery evokes.
Knowledge is power, and it couldn’t be more true when it comes to wine. A few thoughts on blends and how some may truly warrant our attention.
Too many people in this world are guilty of pretending to understand things in order to avoid embarrassment. That’s just silly. You are depriving yourself of an opportunity to increase your knowledge
The excited anticipation on the train was palpable. It was June 1951 and RCA is transporting a group of journalists from New York to Washington DC. Gen. David Sarnoff chairman of RCA and founder of NBC has scheduled a press conference to demonstration and unveil his new color television system.
As times change our whole concept of relationships being long term has as well. I don’t believe this is a positive thing, I truly think we have lost something as a society. However, this said, we are also allowed to accept that it does happen and to live a full life after this. We need to look at all things as a climb to some great conscious awareness about life and living. Writing this article was a way to let all women know who are my age, or close to it, that despite societies need to make our life’s significance dependent on attachment to another, there is a profound enlightenment, which only comes with discovery of your inner self. I dedicate this article to all women, as a way of saying, and to say I am sorry I failed at marriage, but as women we do have worth outside of it.
Photographers can’t help themselves, we have to photograph – we are driven to shoot – just about everything in our life. I shoot the dog, the cat, the dishes, the spice cabinet, on and on. We are fascinated by color, texture, shapes, shadows – whatever catches our eye.
Life can bring constant commotion – often making us feel dizzy with excitement and with exhaustion. In my life I am always trying to find a way to steady the swirling which frequently flings my life off-course. The goal is to ultimately find personal growth in the chaos.
Smart meters (which transmit data about our personal energy consumption at home) are becoming incredibly common throughout the world. Do the potential environmental advantages of these devices outweigh the potential risks?