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"Life is for deep kisses, strange adventures, midnight swims, and rambling conversations." ---Divine Lorraine




You might find no wisdom here tonight but I'm bursting with excitement for no real big reason! If you are here, reading this, thank you :)


I love collaborations; it turns out it is not just for the rich and famous and I'm sure you already knew that. A few weeks ago Steph from Steph Shanks Photography visited the studio and it was wonderful to get to see the place where I spend so much of my time, in a new light, literally. I even broke out my Cuban beach shells from my last trip because I felt so inspired by this small collection that I had to show them off. I miss the ocean and this photo is one of those that I will cherish forever. 


That is what I'm striving for this year, to remember, to experience and to create. For the last 8 months I have been working tirelessly to bring my teaching curriculum for 2016 forth and I think that I'm finally reaching that point. It feels great and I'm working harder than I ever have. 


Each class I teach or guide, gives me focus and hope to reach for those bigger moments that won't seem as big to others but sufficiently large for this soul. The secret is to NOT worry so much about what you are doing and how you will be perceived. I have no time for that. I'm more than ever focused on bringing my dreams to reality. 



I love my space and I love it best when chaos is about to happen; if you visit me you won't see it this tidy but when this photo was taken it was delightful and those are the moments that inspire and make me all fiery inside. Steph did a superb job showing me in this photo, that all the work I have done here, has a purpose. It made me happy. 


FSD By Maday, Sold.


I feel inspired by the people I meet, joyous to see the sun shine, happy to share what I can with those that I love and return the favor; I'm here to help and be helped and I'm grateful for the opportunities I have had. If you have been a part of it, Thank You.



Happy Winter.





 ***All photos by Steph Shanks Photography unless otherwise noted.