Another Fall in Philadelphia

Hello litebeings, with the Mars square Pluto transit this morning, I learned that a friend of mine is seriously ill. She is so young and strong and this news makes no sense to me. No sense at all.

I drove to the store today and it became apparent that fall has arrived in Philadelphia. Slowly but surely the leaves are turning and gliding through the clear blue sky. I long for normalcy in this anything but typical year of 2020. Here is a reblog of my post about Philly traditions and shifting cycles of time.

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It is only fitting that I post about this Hall and Oates song on the first full day of fall, here in Philadelphia. This version with Diane Birch is from Live from Daryl’s House. I moved to this city to start the fall semester of my senior year at Temple University, so it is an anniversary theme of sorts. My trip to University City last week really reminded me of those first days of freedom and adventure in a new city and new state ( Though I did live in Reading , PA  as a child).

The first time I heard this song on the radio while living in Philly was very special to me because it was in early autumn. I told myself I would hear it every year on the radio as a way to usher in the season and mark my life in this amazing…

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March is Mosaic Month

I made this up. I don’t know which month is Mosaic month. Perhaps I could petition the committee who decides such matters. I just want to share some mosaics with you! The unity consciousness in art theme cannot be complete without allowing the mosaics to have their very own post. There is something so organic about this technique. My trip to Italy really solidified my passion for all things tile. Enjoy the variety and splendor before you:

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I had to leave the zodiac piece for last..

Enjoy your weekend and make time for artistry. It can bring some color to the bland and some dazzle to the drab.

related post: https://litebeing.com/2014/10/17/recycling-mirrors/

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