Day Two Hundred Seventeen, August 27, 2011

sail me away

If I were to imagine a perfect place where I long to be when the world gets too noisy, and if I were to give it a color, it would most certainly be blue. Blue is soothing, calming, quiet, swirling, cooling, peaceful, deep, gentle…

Yes, that is where I would dream of sailing, into the blue

photo: composite of 2 photos: sailboats in Andalusia and Lea the little fairy

Day Two Hundred Two, August 12, 2011

intensity

A word that is born in children and lives in their very essence. They zip through their first years with a great hunger to learn, to be, to run, to eat, to play, to see, to experience and they do that with a great intensity. And we often catch ourselves asking: “where do they get all this energy?” They are acting as a human is meant to be, uninhibited, free, soaking up the impressions of every single moment. I love observing them, photographing them, learning from them and I feel so lucky to parent one of them.

Photo: Lea in Estepona Port, Andalusia, Spain

Day One Hundred Ninety Eight, August 8, 2011

a walk in the sand

Being near the ocean can often cause a process of self reflection. It can slow one down into a state of calm allowing thoughts to float to the surface that were otherwise buried deep within. And good decision can be born of inspiration, an inspiration born out of rhythm, of repeating steps on the sand and the steady movement of waves beating on the shore…

photo: Walking on a sandy beach, Estepona, Spain