Category Archives: INSPIRATION

turn up

I think the most romantic thing you can do is just turn up. Turn up when it’s difficult for you. Travel halfway around the world or just up the road. Whatever it is, just be there. ~ James McAvoy turning up … Continue reading

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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. ~Epicurus the possession of friendship is indeed a great gift.  that spontaneous bond grows our spirit and brings us happiness. … Continue reading

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cotton candy moment

cotton candy ends the moment at the luvFAB The Four Seasons Restaurant in new york.  but endings have beginnings.  cotton candy brings back sweet, sweet moments.  as a child, cotton candy was a festive treat that i enjoyed at many celebrations.  the other day, … Continue reading

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open and close

the drawbridge opens allowing what does not fit, to pass through, and quickly closes to allow passage for what must connect to its other end.  as if it just knows when to open and close.  i so like that.  that’s … Continue reading

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a kiss from above

Louis Armstrong said a kiss is just a kiss, but when a kiss appeared above, it was not just a kiss.  i was taken.  i saw this to be an expression of affection from the universe.  it was a reminder that … Continue reading

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the beach was clearing and a delicious breeze enveloped the few that remained.  the evening sky was mimicking the stripes below and close to the shore a glass of wine caught my eye.  who would leave it behind, sitting on … Continue reading

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bloom in love

May my soul bloom in love for all existence. ~ Rudolf Steiner  the mosaic blooms take the light and seem to spring forth.  at Thea‘s, spring came to mind.  the exquisite mural inside this venue reminds me of its eminence.  spring brings … Continue reading

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let us be grateful

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~ Marcel Proust  there are givers and there are takers.  thoughtful acts are extensions of kindness.  the giver, gives.  the taker? … Continue reading

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presence required

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire. ~ Francois de La RochefouOcauld just the other day, at a luvFAB venue, Locanda Verde, i was told that i was missed.  my absence was felt.  i interpreted … Continue reading

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happy state of mind

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ~ Anton Chekhov yesterday, looking out, i saw new york covered in white.  it had snowed, and it was cold.   actually, freezing, icy cold.  nonetheless the city felt warm. … Continue reading

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