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This and That

Lots of work, and thoughts, and feelings.  Very little sleep. The two images above, both from my trip to Poland last year, I did not consider at first to be in the same realm of pursuit.  And yet they so obviously are. And now, I can finally drift off to dreamland for few hours.  Leaving…

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Mary’s Place

Mary is one of my favorite people in the world. Her place is a treasure chest of wonder. Her spirit warms my heart – always. xo, Monika FacebookTwitter

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Congratulations Lisika!!!

Big applause to Lisa – the Writers’ Institute 2012 Fiction Fellow!!! Hope you enjoy seeing some of these moments from almost a year ago. I thought it would be fitting as a celebration of a kick-ass year! You did a fabulous job and I am very happy for you my Turkish Delight! Love you guys….

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Reeds

About to post a little story in a few pictures when the above appears to me. It’s an image I took and it will figure again soon, but I could not resist putting it out into the world first. FacebookTwitter

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Some highlights from 2011

Made me think of that song by Leonard Cohen, “A Thousand Kisses Deep.” In particular that first part that goes: “The ponies run, the girls are young, The odds are there to beat. You win a while, and then it’s done – Your little winning streak. And summoned now to deal With your invincible defeat,…

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12 x 12 on 12.12.11 – Storefront Artist Project

My two contributions to the wildly anticipated annual 12 x 12 Storefront Artist Project fundraiser in Pittsfield, MA. Both dedicated to Peter (Dudek, of course) who aimed to place an original work of art in every house in Berkshire County! xoxo, Monika FacebookTwitter

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Love is.

Love is. This weekend, finally, an unexpected respite. Wholly unplanned and not even imagined. And yet… It happened by some configuration of earthly and celestial intentions. Perhaps my own will, so lethargic and distracted lately, awoke and after rubbing its eyes looked around in awe. Sometimes one good thing leads to another. Sometimes everything seems…

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