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I am a wife, mother, artist, teacher - seeking the extraordinary in the everyday moments.
Interests: my favorite things... travel, yoga, bookstores, red wine, harry potter books, airports, kai's laugh, my grandma's voice, snuggly kitties, limone gelato, conversations with dear friends, aromatic baths, sunrise light, blank canvas, paige's beach house and our times there, my great grandmother's poems written on paper bags, my mom's patience & love, flagstaff az, spicey food, warm sand, firenze, cafe, catching up with long lost friends, the smell of ice-skating rinks (lots of years growing up on one), the beach, fitness, silence, fresh flowers, twilight, savannah ga, j's bad jokes, memories of taking photos with my dad, "morning's house" that we found in hs in marietta, my father's voice, new places, j's friendship, my beautiful boys
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52 lists - week eleven - list your essentials (yes, yes, always catching up) love family & 'chosen ones' friends good health kindness being "heard" art/creating the sea yoga tolerance & diversity essential oils sunlight laughter water moonlight cameras Continue reading
Posted yesterday at sperlygirl
because sometimes getting blasted by a wave can bring you back to reality...with a laugh Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at sperlygirl
52 lists - week ten... list ways you can cleanse for spring up that veggie in-take skin brushing diffuse more essential oils take my yoga outside breathe-breathe-breathe back up my photos take on the website ice the herbal tea savor... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at sperlygirl
as this week winds down, i wanted to share a couple things that i have found inspiring lately. this planner. i have a thing for planners (thing meaning a constant search for one that 'feels' right with how my brain... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at sperlygirl
this morning i took a long walk along the shore. it is one of my most favorite things to do - especially during the off-season. while walking, i noticed much -- the beach preparations as they ready to open for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at sperlygirl
She is lovely, Mandy. I received my aromatherapy certification with her waaaaay back in the 90s. She is wonderful!
Toggle Commented Apr 8, 2014 on 52 lists - week nine... at sperlygirl
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52 lists - week nine list the places you want to go moorea hogwarts fiji nola (jazz fest) kauai australia bali new zealand costa rica nyc at christmas norway squam sweden yoga teacher training anywhere to meet up with my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at sperlygirl
and what a doozy it has been. we are knee deep in a nasty virus that seems to be making the rounds around our house. we have been individually taking days to mend and heal. i wanted to share some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at sperlygirl
finally, it feels like colors are unfolding here. although the winter was mild, it carried with it a grayness that felt so heavy some days. right now, the sun is out and splashes of colors are emerging in window boxes,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at sperlygirl
52lists project - week eight - list your favorite albums: this list was hard, there are so many that i love, here's my list in absolutely no particular order whatsoever. it is only a snippet of favorites, i could keep... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at sperlygirl
some days i ask myself this very question as i try and encourage myself to get out the door. oh, but i could be doing this (insert whatever creative excuse known to man here). but i simply negotiate further with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at sperlygirl
52 list project - week seven the things that make you feel healthy (in mind, body & soul): a thoughtful asana flow, a run in sunshine (and if i am up for it - by the sea in the sand),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at sperlygirl
i am starting to believe that life at forty is when you begin to really understand nostalgia. You have lived long enough to look back and appreciate your experiences, question choices, take stock with what you have gained along the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at sperlygirl
52 list project - week 6 (a week behind but it will just have to do) Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at sperlygirl
sweet to know i am not the only one feeling this, mandy.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2014 on connected... at sperlygirl
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have you ever experienced a moment when you just feel completely plugged in to the world? like you are completely, albeit momentarily, in-sync or in rhythm with it all? i have had a couple moments like this in my life.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at sperlygirl
having lived in italy for nearly ten years now, there are some aspects that i am really fond of. like any place, there are those things you grow to cherish and others that can make you lean the total other... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at sperlygirl
i realize that it has been awhile since i shared here. sure, i will post a photo from my world, a new work, a new list -- but haven't shared much more than that. i am not sure why that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at sperlygirl
52 lists - week four & week five: somehow i feel i have lost a week or so around here lately so i am catching up here and posting both week four and week five. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at sperlygirl
i have been home sick for the last couple of days. finally surrendering myself to whatever illness has taken up residence in my lungs. realizing my greatest gift of healing is coming from rest. and that's what i have been... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at sperlygirl
Let me know what you think of the book - may need to dust my copy off and re-read again. :)
Toggle Commented Feb 5, 2014 on word for the year... at sperlygirl
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my word for this year and i are becoming acquainted. in that quiet space between christmas and new year's, i tend to reflect and follow along like many others to select a word to help navigate my upcoming new year.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at sperlygirl
week 3 - list the things you should be proud of (52lists project) Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at sperlygirl