There were several things “off” about yoga today. 1-Our instructor is moving away 2-I forgot to take off my glasses and they got in the way when my face was on the mat, such as Cobra and Child 3-My bracelet did not stay above my wrist and was in the way during Downward Dog 4-The… Continue reading Distracted!
By the calendar, spring started here several weeks ago. The snow which melted today tells another story. With that in mind, I selected some spring like fabrics for this batch of Sweetpea Pods. My to do list can be found here https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1
I love working with bright fabrics and I am a fan of Carol Doak’s designs. So why did this project languish for so long? The world may never know! Here it is in all it’s happy glory! And here is my “before” post https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1
Second in my series of Carol Doak seasonal blocks, here is SPRING! Spring has been shy in the Midwest this year so it is nice to have a reminder of it on my wall. The “before” post is https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1/ And Winter is here https://ponderingitall.blog/2017/11/28/winter/ Summer will be on my list for FAL2018q2.… Continue reading Spring
I started this project in 1985 and worked on it regularly, during lunch hours, for 6 years or so. Then it got set aside except for occasional bursts of enthusiasm. This quarter I decided to get it done. The last of the stitching took less than 5 minutes, the framing was done by professionals (can’t… Continue reading Cross Stitch
Today’s word was momentum. We used it in our yoga practice to make some big movements and to allow for some continuing movement. At one point, it was suggested that we move like a pendulum. You get the idea. In addition to some planning for an upcoming trip, I began thinking about how some events… Continue reading Momentum
The idea was to appreciate what we can do in our yoga practice. It is really easy to focus on what we can not do, this was a good challenge for me. And I noticed that a pose which was very hard for me is now possible. Downward dog may never be my favorite but… Continue reading Appreciation