Spicy Sangria

I picked up our wine club shipment Wednesday & they included sangria recipes.  Our shipment from Kalyra includes a bottle of red, a bottle of white, and a bottle of dessert wine.  Neither of us typically drinks red wine unless it’s turned into sangria (or we’re at a tasting), so we thought it was a… More Spicy Sangria

365 Days of Mandalas + a Bonus Leap Year Mandala

I sketched every morning in a notebook a small circular drawing, a mandala, which seemed to correspond to my inner situation at the time. With the help of these drawings I could observe my psychic transformations from day to day…My mandalas were cryptograms…in which I saw the self—that is, my whole being—actively at work. Jung,… More 365 Days of Mandalas + a Bonus Leap Year Mandala

A Year of Changes

This year will be full of changes for me: I quietly started an art business earlier this year… I am graduating from my second graduate degree program (I’ll have a Counseling Psychology M.A. in addition to the Neurobiology Ph.D. I earned almost 8 years ago) I am leaving my clinical practicum site & starting clinical… More A Year of Changes

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,500 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 42 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… More 2015 in review

Vacation Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud

This is Part Four in my four part series about my vacation this August.  You can see the other posts here: Part One:  Great Barrier Reef Part Two:  Port Douglas Part Three:  Stranded in Palm Cove The Mandala Magic retreat in Ubud was the whole reason that I booked my vacation.  I started drawing mandalas… More Vacation Part Four: Mandala Magic Retreat in Ubud