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Trudy.Gonzalez
NY
Wandering in real life and the internet seeking the answers to life, the universe, and everything else... while taking pictures and practicing Dharma.
Interests: Buddhism, meditation, photography, video editing, the great outdoors...
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And so begins another year... The last several have brought interesting times to my life... curious to see what is down the path... yet... it's all about the journey... My thoughts on this day are... create.capture.compose ...that should keep me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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On my walk to work and when I return home, I pass a very special shop named "Himalayan Crafts". The door is usually open and the scent of incense entices your mind to pause and breathe deep. I stop and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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When out and about in NYC, one stumbles on stuff you never expect to see. This storefront display at John Varvatos, Madison Avenue, NYC, caught my eye when I was in a car with some friends. I went back this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
Yesterday I posted a link to 30 things to stop doing to yourself... It really resonated in me as I read each of the things... today, I started work on #4. "Stop putting your own needs on the back burner.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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My friend Helen Destroy (Helen M. Buttolph) is the drummer in Jon & The Jones. They played at the Mercury Lounge on 12.13.13 and they were kind to let me shoot some pics. My first time shooting a band. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2013 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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It's that time of year again when evergreens sprout from NYC concrete and asphalt. I brushed up against this one walking down Broadway on my way to work early this morning. Breathe in the peaceful pine forest scent as these... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
Back in October, I signed up for the B&H Porfolio Development Series. It is an eight month journey that offers the opportunity to exhibit my work in a show at the famed SoHo Photo Gallery here in NYC. I'm looking... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful to find a reminder of love. Love is everywhere... I was walking Koda and this little wooden heart was nestled in the grass. I needed this today. Thank you Universe. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for creativity. Saw this billboard on the LIRR car I was sitting in. It rang true to me. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for pizza! Yum. Spent the day with Mom. She is doing very well and continues to heal. I brought a pizza and a salad for lunch. We celebrated Chris's birthday... he turned 20 today... we were thinking of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful that Koda is warm and cozy. There is such joy in walking into the bedroom and seeing Koda all curled up and sleeping peacefully... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful to find a smile. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful to find gratitude reminders. I've been feeling really down about my job and my work schedule. I walked into Network Release, and a colleague has this desktop up on their screen. Thank you for the reminder to stop... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for clarity. I can only go forward... there is no going back. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for my family and friends whom I love very much and who love me. Valentine's Day can be bittersweet... perhaps that is why there is a mass chocolate consumption frenzy on this day... For the past 2 Valentine... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful I can see the beautiful juicy colors in flowers. I went to Trader Joe's today to pick up some groceries and there were hundreds of bouquets of flowers ready for the Valentine's Day Rush! There were all kinds... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful that Mom had a day out today! I picked Mom up and took her for a haircut and afterwards we went to lunch at the pizzeria. She looks great! Her arm is healing well and she gets stronger... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for my LOL moment this morning. I'm driving in Long Beach to the FP Merrick class and at a red light I turn my head and read the sticker on the window... "got siberian husky?" with the husky... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful I stumbled on some powerful Feng Shui. I stopped at my favorite Chinese take-out restaurant, King Wok, on my way home tonight. On the counter was this statue which caught my eye since I admire turtles and dragons...... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful that a week has passed. Time... everything takes time. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for pretty snow. And very grateful for no accumulation... It was nice to walk Koda as the snow was falling this evening. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful that Dr. Camay treated Koda's mangled dewclaw today. Posing with her bandged paw... actress. Since I was on a day shift, I had to take the day off... with this unexpected time on my hands... I finally got... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful that Mom's post-op visit with Dr. Dzenis went well and all is thumbs up. A doctors waiting room is one of the most perfect places to practice patience. We were there for 4.5 hours... It was interesting to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for my Nephew John's surprise visit this weekend! John was concerned about his Grandma and requested leave from the Coast Guard this weekend... luckliy, it was approved and he flew in from California for the weekend. He surprised... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::
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I'm grateful for the real world, the dream world, and the in-between where they meet. OK, so, this small artificial red apple appears in my flower container on the patio by the front door. Huh? All I can think of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Awake.In:::DreamSpace:::