By Leah Palmer Preiss
I’m a big fan of Leah Palmer Preiss’s work, especially because she illustrated my short story “The Silent Meadow” when it appeared in Cricket Magazine. The original art now hangs in my home, and she graciously allowed me use one of the illustrations for the cover of the [...]
Last week’s meditation contained the insight I heard from a friend: “To the extent that I choose suffering, I increase the suffering in the world. To the extent that I choose joy, I increase the joy in the world.” Of course, it isn’t always easy to choose joy, when the life sends burdens and challenges [...]
I love all the faces in this.
This is a powerful poem, with art by and read by the author, Maceo Montoya, from the site Latinopia.com:
LATINOPIA WORD MACEO MONTOYA “RED SKY” from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
By Kim Hansen
Building tribes on demand… Should a situation arise, give a shout out to the net(work) and put together a posse to lean on.
Different posses for different occasions.
Has a tsunami arrived upon your threshold? Heavy winds tearing at your foundation? There’s a tribe for that!
Wondering if you’re crazy from something [...]
By Laura K. Deal
According to Jeremy Taylor (Dream Work, p. 29), when people report they dream only in black and white, and then they start dreaming in color, the first color they usually dream is red. This is generally because colors are often associated with emotions, and the strongest emotion is often anger. [...]
Today I offer this bit of hyper-literalism to balance out all the metaphor. I hope you enjoy this cute video by ecofreak303 based on the song “Chemical Love” by Charlie McDonnell.
I painted this in 2008 in order to have a painting for an office I was renting, and then I liked it so much I hung it in my home instead.
Photo by vintage19_something/
Last week I dug through some boxes of my grandmother’s belongings that had been packed away for years in my parents’ basement. I brought several beautiful dishes to light, including a set of delicate stemware each in a different vibrant color, a tea set of beautifully painted china, and two cups [...]
One from my youth. I like the images in this video by artlengel: