Nurture Yourself – Sitting Alone Listening to the Silence

Inside the Mind of Isadora

  Friends …. It is time for me to take a brief respite.

I wanted to leave you with a nurturing post. I wrote this one in 2015.

I think the meaning is still significant.

 I will be out on the high seas gathering energy from the wind and salty air:

Listening to the Music of the waves. I leave you with a 

Nirinjan Kaur – “I Am”

Her voice is melodic. The words powerfully enlightening.

Namaste 🙏🏻

Isadora 
Buddist meditating
Sitting alone listening to the silence … I ponder that … today is a day like any other day.

Each day, we rise and hope to fill our lives with new and exciting discoveries.

Each of us has a different vision for what those discoveries are going to be.

In the end, despite what our own individual discoveries turn out to be, we all have to go into them in pretty…

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At the Edge

Just back from a trip to Cayo Costa State Park on our friends boat,

waiting for the sun to set

a drink and deep conversation begins at the edge of the pier …

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Unusual Copper Sculpture

 

Oracle    2017©Isadora DeLaVega

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The “Oracle” was part of a series of  sculptures created by international artists.

The Sarasora art association invited the artists to display their work in 2007.

The oracle is a stainless steel scupture with a copper patina.

 

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***** Oracle: a priest or priestess acting as a medium through whom advice or prophecy was sought from the gods in classical antiquity.

Pink Bloom

Pink Bloom   2017©Isadora DeLaVega

Flower of the Day 

Black & White – Before & After

I decided to photograph my daughter, Kaila, relaxing on my lanai one day.

I wanted to practice taking photos of people.

She was a good sport about posing for me.

It was my first attempt at portraits. 
Black & White – Kaila DeLaVega

Original Color Photograph – Al DeLaVega

Black  & White Photograph – Al DeLaVega

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Flower Collage

Collage – a combination of things.

Although the French word literally means ‘gluing’, I took the liberty of adding a photograph of these vegetable flowers.

 

Collage on a Fence

Playful Flowers    2017©Isadora DeLaVega

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Photographed this collage of flowers at a nursery school on Anna Maria Island, Florida.

Playful and bursting with whimsea, pieces of various colored wooden shapes were added to this fence.

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Low-Lying Clouds

Menacing clouds hovering over the marina

low lying clouds summon caution

rain soon will be descending.

2017©Isadora DeLaVega

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Golden Gate Bridge

Travel San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge.webGolden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, California

Travel San Francisco Gritty GoldenGate.webGolden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, California

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Sail Away

Thought is the wind,

knowledge the sail,

and mankind the vessel.

©Augustus Hare

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