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

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 …

Reflect upon…

“Reflect upon your present blessings – of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens +++ ©Mariko Evans

We all are waiting for…Spring!

We all are waiting for…Spring! (…yet the water/air looks so cold in the photo…brrr!) +++ So today is the last day of school before spring break in Vancouver. Hmm…but where’s spring? It seems like we will have to wait little more, yet I start seeing the light gets brighter, the days start getting longer day by day. Slowly, but surely. Have a great weekend everyone. :) +++ ©Mariko Evans

What are you waiting for?

“So I wait for you like a lonely house till you will see me again and live in me. Till then my windows ache.” – Pablo Neruda +++ Seen in Havana ©Mariko Evans