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Gratitude ’16

It’s nearing the end of the year and I want to look back on the things I’m grateful for in 2016. A hug from my daughter A hug from my son The sound of wind in the trees My freedom … Continue reading

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Freedom ’16

The best thing I did in 2016 is to stop living my life for my parents, my sister, my ancestors, and everyone else who had an opinion on what I should do to fucking make them happy and begin living … Continue reading

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My (not so) little (anymore) zen master

I was under a lot of pressure after my sister and brother in law died and I became guardian of my nephew Dmitri in 2011. According to his current school psychologist he was suffering from institutionalized autism as well as … Continue reading

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The bravest, strongest, wisest man I’ve ever known

I am so incredibly thankful for my family. A close family member sent me this article from 1985 today, otherwise it would have been lost to me forever. My dad has been gone since 2007 and I haven’t read his … Continue reading

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Man enough to wear a funny hat

A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Dec 19, 2016 at 5:44pm PST He wears funny hats A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Dec 4, 2016 at 6:27pm PST He sits with me when I meditate, sometimes only a … Continue reading

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Too much thinking

My sister and I used to joke that we were going to move to France when we were 85 and live in a tiny village town together, going down to the local pretend village for food with little baskets in … Continue reading

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Meditation hurts

A video posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Dec 19, 2016 at 5:38pm PST No one told me meditation hurts. But it does. Your feet fall asleep. Maybe it makes your butt hurt or your hip. It makes the middle of … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect

I used to hold this really stupid belief that I had to be unhappy in order to create art. Jesus, when I decide to believe something I hang onto it til the bitter, tear soaked, crash and fucking burn explosiony … Continue reading

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Dualities

A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Dec 16, 2016 at 2:29pm PST The Maiden, The Mother, The Crone. The three stages of a woman’s life. Innocence, new beginnings, stability, sexuality, fertility, power, wisdom, death. Rebirth. Artemis, Selene, Hecate. Saraswati, Lakshmi, Parvati. … Continue reading

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That time you were really upset over an election and you started knitting pussy hats and then you couldn’t stop. That.

A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Nov 29, 2016 at 3:32pm PST A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Nov 30, 2016 at 6:53am PST A photo posted by fickleknitter (@fickleknitter) on Dec 5, 2016 at 12:14pm PST A … Continue reading

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