Peace at Sea

Peace flows into me As the tide to the pool by the shore; It is mine forevermore, It ebbs not back like the sea. -Sara Teasdale +++ ©Mariko Evans

Counting moments.

“Forever is composed of nows.” ― Emily Dickinson +++ She was playing with sand as if she counts moments – like a sand clock. seen @ English Bay, shot by an expired film. +++ ©Mariko Evans

Speak silence.

“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard +++ ©Mariko Evans

A tiny step.

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu +++ 【 N O T I C E 】 Just to let you know that all weekend photo session spots have already been taken until late September, and currently, I am not able to accept NEW CLIENTS for “FAMILY-PHOTO SESSIONS” until further notice. Life style portrait session during weekdays is still available for both new/repeat clients. Sorry for the inconveniences it may cause and appreciate your understanding. MARIKO ©Mariko Evans  

Life is a gift – never take it for granted.

Dear friends, Recently, a sad news hit me deeply. Humberto – who’s a talented artist, great tango dancer, loving father of the 14-month-old boy, and husband to my dear friend Elena, who’s also an inspiring artist with most beautiful soul – had a heart attack, and he’s facing heart surgery which would take a long way to recover. First, shocked. Second, I got so scared. Because this could be happening to me, you, your loved ones, to anyone, anytime. The ordinary life – we tend to forget to appreciate how precious it actually is – it could be ended and …

An ordinary morning.

“Joy comes to us in moments — ordinary moments. We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary.” -Brené Brown +++ We saw them every single morning while taking a walk – it must be an ordinary thing for them but we found it an extraordinary, look at that splash! – Seen in Old Havana. ©Mariko Evans