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Timeout for Art: The Gift of Uninterrupted Solitude

“The mind is sharper and keener in seclusion and uninterrupted solitude. Be alone – that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.” 989 more words


El Nino Phenomenon

A few days ago there was a storm (rain, thunder , lightning ) that prevented me to go out to the fields for working as usual,  I stayed for a moment looking out the window mesmerized while Jackie asked me : Are you nervous? 630 more words


Playamart - Zeebra Designs reblogged this on Zeebra Designs & Destinations and commented:

Back flashing through the eyes of an 8-year old, Silvana- in her unique voice - shares what it's like to wonder if one should be living in an ark during the last 'super el nino' that affected ecuador... After reading this post, please enjoy the previous one where her humor burns through once more as she experiences the difference between the middle of the world and the 'middle' of the usa.. brrrrr, you made us laugh, silvana - what a gift! . http://tinasca.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/from-the-middle-of-the-world-to-5216-km-to-the-north/ internet is too slow to open the inbox, much less wrote a post, so timeout for art will arrive tomorrow, weather permitting! z

El Nino Phenomenon - Yes or No?

(Written two days ago, and then – poof – no internet until now!)

After punishing the Solomon Islands,  a now-category 5 ITA assaults the Western Pacific and bears down on Australia.   552 more words


Timeout for Art: Careful Study

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein

This week finds me working on a nine-foot wide painting to be used as a mural on a restaurant wall.   306 more words


Barbara, My Hummingbird Friend

Barbara Seibel and I have been friends for about fourteen years.  Our paths crossed when I moved to Guanacaste Costa Rica, and we were instant friends.   408 more words


Guaranda Bound via Misty Chimborazo

(Near Volcano Chimborazo and Guaranda Ecuador)

My friends Hank and Marie trusted my recommendations and veered off the beaten path to view the lovely snow-capped Volcano Chimborazo.   174 more words


She Moves On

Today one of Jama’s bright young shining stars soars out of Ecuadorian airspace and lands in a most unpredictable spot for the next nine or so months of her life! 297 more words