Viva la Bombas!

Observation: 1. My stove, Mr Hartman doesn’t always light up easily. 2. Fire starters work but it gets  expensive. 3. Candles leave a lot of leftovers. 4. Egg cartons can be used for more than planting seeds. 5. Corks look like pellets to make a fire. Solution: Of course I made firebombs! The best firebombsContinue reading “Viva la Bombas!”

GRATITUDE

The keyword to life is gratitude; Gratitude for what I have Gratitude for what I don’t have to suffer Gratitude for what I survived Gratitude that it wasn’t worse Gratitude because it was lovely Gratitude, no matter how small – even if you have to search for it… …because gratitude grows, it fills your heartContinue reading “GRATITUDE”

THE TREASURE BOX

THE TREASURE BOX The treasure box is where we keep our dreams. Every single one that ever passed our mind, no matter how small. They all go in the treasure box until it’s time to make them real. Sometimes they lie there for a long time, but no matter how much time that passes, theyContinue reading “THE TREASURE BOX”

All those little learnings add up

After each day I think about what I have learned. It’s important to me and I make it a point to learn something every day, no matter how small or mundane. The willingness to learn is how you learn, you start paying attention to both your surroundings and what goes on in your head. YouContinue reading “All those little learnings add up”

The Heart of a Woman

Men fight for power, women fight for life. Woman fights to carry and give birth to the life in her womb. She fights to feed and keep safe the child she brought to life. When men fight for the power, woman suffers the death of the fighting men, for all these men were brought forth throughContinue reading “The Heart of a Woman”

The difference between letting go and running away

The one thing I learned in my turbulent life was to let go – of everything. I was moved between countries, between homes, between schools and every time all was lost; not only friends and places but also things. My magic boxes full of little insignificant treasures, my clothes, my toys. The first time IContinue reading “The difference between letting go and running away”

EVERY CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING

You know how little irritating things happen that might throw the day of course? Like forgetting your keys, taking the wrong turn or dropping a glass that explodes in one million shards… It’s really annoying and can put you in a bad mood for the rest of the day. I have been working on aContinue reading “EVERY CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING”

A MOST UNEXPECTED PARTY UNFOLDED ITSELF

I just had a party for my birthday, which is a really big deal for me. I don’t like throwing parties for myself, feeling uncomfortable as the center of attention. A dear friend of mine offered up her gorgeous house and simply told me that “the girls” wanted to party with me; I did, afterContinue reading “A MOST UNEXPECTED PARTY UNFOLDED ITSELF”

THE GUEST HOUSE

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably.Continue reading “THE GUEST HOUSE”

NoctamBulle in Paris

(photo from http://www.grandpalais.fr) On May 15 from 7 pm until 1 am the Grand Palais opened their doors to allow, for the first time, the public free access to the whole building. Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian created a collection of scented bubbles that were released in the nave by bubble-blowing machines. The air was filled withContinue reading “NoctamBulle in Paris”