Game on! Let’s Play

Game on! Let’s Play

When taking life too seriously, it can help to play a game. I am one of the many who have chosen pickleball. I like playing outside even during the winter in Bellingham, weather permitting. It gives me social interaction and exercise at the same time. I find myself using my meditation techniques when I play,…

Angels in the Lost Canyon

Angels in the Lost Canyon

In the eroding rock formation pictured above, I see a profile of a noble face watching over the colorful horizon in the Needles District of Utah. It also reminds me of a day with my husband in the canyonlands. We took a wrong turn while hiking on the aptly named Lost Canyon trail and descended…

First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

First respond by grounding (a meditation technique for everyday life).

A farmer selling her vegetables at the market remarked about identifying with a leaf being moved around by the wind. A customer said, “I often feel like a leaf in the wind.” I thought about how fast things are moving in our world and said “we need lots of grounding.”  What is grounding?  I find…

LuciaArts is Changing

LuciaArts is Changing

  LuciaArts is in transition. After eleven years of teaching arts to elementary ages, I have decided it is time for a change. I am grateful for all the people, kids, parents and volunteers who have participated. I was devoted to teaching and cherish the artwork that was created during classes and camps. Thank you…