summer swing mandala

Come Back Summertime Mandala

While sorting a pile of family memorabilia, I found one of my old poems. Since I was only six years old, my mother was kind enough to write it down for me, on the back of an appointment card. Come Back, Summertime is childish and awkward, yet the sentiment still remains strong. “Somewhere across the …

blissful-baroque-mandala

Blissful Baroque Mandala

It is a new year and my touchstone words are whimsical and nostalgic. I am in a playfully classical mood this month, so I am listening to more Baroque music. The Vivaldi effect is a tiny upward curl of the lips and lilt in my step. Sipping on a glass of bubbly mineral water while …