Don’t bring it with you

Picture your dream home. I bet it’s not filled with clutter. – Joshua Becker It starts with Adho Mukha Shvanasana and ends 22 days later with Balasana. Ten dogs, all of them doing yoga. Impatiently. Peevishly. Ten colored pencil pieces, all of them made at one of the little round tables outside Café Regular du … Read more

Over over

What’s past is prologue, and the world awaits. – Lisa Mantchev The family resemblance between Albertine and Mariette is evident: both are pale-skinned, square-nosed, rosy-cheeked, freckly gingers. The way they style their thick eyebrows and their equally thick, long hair in braided coils around their ears suggests a particular closeness. They are cousins, Irish ones … Read more

What a silly question

Only God can give what the heart wants. – Fulton J. Sheen The mountain in L’Alpiniste is a glacial boulder floating in mid-air. The cloud is blue. The sky is white. In a climate too frigid to support life stands an underdressed figure unaffected by the cold, a cat strapped to his back like a … Read more

What can it hurt?

Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at his disposition, and listening to His voice in the depths of our hearts. – Mother Theresa The bodybuilding exercises your friend Camille incorporates into your powerwalks along the St. Charles River include simple movements like sit-ups and squats. You wouldn’t mind skipping the jumping jacks; … Read more

Portrait of the artist

Learn to live from the inside, the bull’s eye of your true being. -Sandra Walston The large stain that has formed around the trashcan located near the southwest entrance to Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park is clearly a woman in a fedora. She stands tall, her feet planted strongly on the ground, her right arm lifted … Read more

Yes, daddy

Next to love, balance is the most important thing. – John Wooden The little yellow dresser someone has left out for the taking at the corner of Myrtle and Adelphi just half a block from your building would look great in the entryway of your apartment. The table sitting there now with its one miniature … Read more

New world

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. – Lucille Ball Willoughby Street stretches for a little over a half mile from Willoughby Plaza in downtown Brooklyn to St. Edwards Street on the west side of Fort Greene Park in Fort Greene. Compared to Myrtle and Dekalb Avenues, which flank it to the north … Read more

Start by listening

You’ve got to know yourself so you can at last be yourself. – D. H. Lawrence « Nous naissons tous bisexués, du moins psychologiquement, » explains Marie Coupal in Le Guide du rêve et de ses symboles. In its mother’s womb, Coupal goes on to tell us, the fetus possesses for a certain time both the male … Read more

Consider yourself warned

Reflected peace is the proof that you are right with God because you are at liberty to turn your mind to him. – Oswald Chambers Oup là ! and Mélanie dans les airs were made on the same day, and both pieces feature a young girl with big hair engaged in recreational activity. The similarities, … Read more