Saturday, July 15, 2017

summer vibes at home

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mint chip 
green tomato 
striped

Saturday, July 08, 2017

chant magick inspired


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made some drawings of marilyn singing 
some inspiration

Saturday, June 24, 2017

new tricks

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for enjoying the vallejo heat. giant kiddie pool!

Monday, June 05, 2017

topanga canyon

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canyon airstreams 
canyon flora

we traveled to the much storied topanga canyon this weekend. a friend of m's got hitched in a handfasting ceremony led by a shaman. the loves stood on the edge of the canyon and told each other poems they'd written and sang to each other. we all tied ribbons of different colors around their wrists. all connected. rather lovely.

m and i took a hike. the canyon's flowers are different than the bay's (obviously). somehow that was so refreshing. a new landscape—similar, yet different. blooming and slithering with lizards. hazy with dusk. and then just minutes to the beach, foggy in the morning. grey with bolts of pink shirts and yellow surfboards. sand underfoot and waves eternal. 

the photos to prove it




Saturday, May 06, 2017

yard views

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017

views of late

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a blue diamond morning
an eve on the carquinez bridge with the moon and marilyn

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

spring 5: blooms!

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our rose bush is bonkers.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

garden beginnings

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we visited dog island farm in vallejo to get some heirloom tomato starts. the good folks there sell inexpensive heirloom starts that they've tested in our climate. ran into a neighbor there at dog island.

we hauled soil to our house with the help of a new awesome vallejoan friend's truck. same new friend is bringing us bees she'll keep in our yard (a story for another post).

we built four planter boxes with the help of another new vallejoan friend, with tools from two different neighbors. 

at mid city nursery where we went to get veggie starts, we met an enthusiastic fruit tree expert who is going to come to our house and assess our yard's fruit tree growing potential. 

it takes a village to start a garden! at least when we are doing it. :-)

we've met so many friendly people since moving here. it has taken me by surprise, this friendliness, this eagerness to connect, and it has made me happy and grateful to call vallejo home.





 

Friday, April 07, 2017

spring 4

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more spring growth: 
first lemon on our little tree
leaves of our very tall rose

chants by my sweetie. she just started making (almost daily) these beautiful, soothing, short chants she calls sound sketches. 

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

spring 3

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spring duet 3

spring is my favorite. posting more below and soon above, too. 

spring 2

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spring duet 2 in SF and Port Costa

hello again | spring 1

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 spring duet 1

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

california love

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california rising by friends eric and annie at three fish studios. also in multiple papers!

california knows that immigrants feed america

and that we need to protect trans kids

everyone should see this photo by emilio morenatti. refugees are fleeing their beloved countries because their lives are threatened. they are in pain and have faced terrifying journeys. we should be embracing them, not shutting them out.