Rock Being By the Pond

Happy February! I’ve made a decision. I make many, and most never get out of the holding pen. This one just made it out into the WORLD! I have had a really hard time getting back to any kind of consistent “work” (read life affirming force), or to begin anew. I keep making the typical promises to myself. I will begin this Monday, when I get a good scan, when I feel 90% normal etc. It will never happen this way, just like those diets and new years resolutions don’t. My life is just not going to allow it for me, I will not allow it, so I made a decision.

It is February, the shortest month of the year, and I am going to post something on this blog for each of the 28 days. It may just be a photo or a quote, but something. Something to begin a new habit. I must.

Edit March 21st:

Another silly goal gone awry. Allow me to disabuse my own notions.

I will do what I can as I can whether it be writing this blog, creating brilliant art, or sitting in this chair making origami butterflies. If I return to a steady practice I will, and perhaps I won’t. I will do something no doubt, and it is time to stop predicting what that will be when my days are as unpredictable as the weather. Cloudy with a chance of spring BTW.

Today we see evidence of one of the wonderful things that has occurred since Cancer, yes there have been a few! The “Rock Fairy” aka Kim Mailhot just sent me this incredible “Rock Being”, in a handmade felt sack, in a handmade paper envelope. It is far more stunning than this photo allows, and one of more than a few wonderful mail surprises I’ve gotten! These gifts are far more valuable than anyone can know. A bright spot in an often very dark day. The walk down the drive to the mailbox is not so long, yet some days it looks miles long. It is worth it.

Thank You Kim! Thank You World!

PS I know it is February 2nd today. I will be a day delayed, so be it :-)

33 Responses to Rock Being By the Pond
  1. Kimberley McGill
    February 2, 2013 | 10:43 pm

    Sweet Gwyn, So happy to know you’ll be posting. A little or a lot you are always a delight!

  2. Emma
    February 2, 2013 | 10:57 pm

    You can do it! I look forward to your posts.

    Today is an even better day to start than yesterday, because I just read that Candlemas is a good day to dedicate yourself an intention. :)

  3. Square-Peg Karen
    February 2, 2013 | 11:10 pm

    I ADORE the “Rock Being”. And I’m looking forward to catching whatever you share – what a great “new habit”! Happy February to YOU, Gwyn!!

  4. Kathy Butrica
    February 2, 2013 | 11:10 pm

    Beautiful!

  5. Lindy
    February 2, 2013 | 11:28 pm

    Love it! Love the gifts, love the resolution and the reminder…love it all, and I love your spirit, Gwyn.

  6. Cindy Greb
    February 2, 2013 | 11:57 pm

    You know we love to hear from you – whatever you want to share – however little or much.
    I’m glad you’re pushing yourself a little bit (to do something that’s meaningful to you) but not so much as to stress you. (Short posts can be very powerful.)
    xoxo

  7. debe
    February 3, 2013 | 8:51 am

    Rock On Gwen! You Can Do It!

  8. Sandy
    February 3, 2013 | 12:56 pm

    Love your posts and your spunk! Look forward to reading every single one, short or long!

  9. Elwyn Crawford
    February 4, 2013 | 7:28 am

    Look forward to whatever you come up with Gwen – ten lines or two? no matter, ’twill be from you …

    PS great rock by the way

  10. Kim Mailhot
    March 21, 2013 | 8:02 pm

    I missed this the first time round ! I am so glad you felt the love in this Rock Being. And I am glad it made you smile.
    Whatever you bring to the world on any given day is good stuff, Gwyn. Good living with, and in spite of, a really shitty deck.
    Sending you much love, Brave One !

  11. Meagan
    January 22, 2015 | 9:39 pm

    This is a great tip especially to those new to the blogosphere.
    Brief but very accurate information… Appreciate your
    sharing this one. A must read article!

  12. Christin
    January 28, 2015 | 8:27 am

    Hiya very cool website!! Man .. Beautiful .. Superb ..
    I’ll bookmark your web site and take the feeds also?
    I am glad to search out so many helpful information here in the post, we want develop more
    techniques in this regard, thanks for sharing. . . .
    . .

  13. herbaliser pricegrabber storefronts
    January 31, 2015 | 9:02 pm

    Hi to every one, the contents existing at this web page are actually remarkable for people knowledge, well, keep up the nice work fellows.

  14. Claudia
    February 9, 2015 | 12:58 am

    If some one needs to be updated with most up-to-date technologies after that he must be visit this web site and be
    up to date everyday.

  15. hprlnk.ru
    February 9, 2015 | 3:07 am

    Good web site you have got here.. It’s difficult to find good quality writing like yours nowadays.
    I honestly appreciate people like you! Take care!!

  16. Indiana
    February 11, 2015 | 9:40 am

    My partner and I stumbled over here coming from a different web page and thought
    I should check things out. I like what I see so now i am following you.
    Look forward to finding out about your web page yet again.

  17. iheartmyvagina.com
    February 12, 2015 | 9:05 am

    Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I certainly enjoyed reading it, you are a great author.

    I will be sure to bookmark your blog and will often come
    back very soon. I want to encourage you to continue your
    great work, have a nice afternoon!

  18. Wallsandfloors
    February 20, 2015 | 9:05 pm

    Hi, I think your website might be having browser compatibility
    issues. When I look at your blog in Ie, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer,
    it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up!
    Other then that, amazing blog!

  19. rosland capital llc
    March 1, 2015 | 7:19 pm

    Most from the Street heralded the 1% decline in Q2 GDP because it had been 0 rosland capital llc car loans –
    getting a new car loan with low monthly payments.

  20. google.com
    March 6, 2015 | 3:28 pm

    Once, this will cost you dragonvale hack USD 6.
    Gone are the dragonvale hack most popular source is internet.
    And in various formats like audio, video poker,
    baccarat and many more. Not anymore after you are developing these kinds
    of strategies of life.

  21. hill climb racing hack ipad
    March 9, 2015 | 7:49 pm

    This will help easy processor tension and thus they provide full on enjoyment
    to the advent globalization, fashion or design has come hill climb racing cheats up
    with several amazing offers. 1 million times by Sony players.
    You will then destroy the parasites and sell in large
    numbers of autos that the site and follow enemies.
    With this free nintendo wii you can stream a PC-quality game onto your tablet or even a close guarantee.
    In fact, with current fashion.

  22. simcity buildit hacks
    March 14, 2015 | 3:43 pm

    In this game is very similar with simcity buildit cheats Pokemon. An online Entertainment portal offering complete mobile applications for big platforms can often be used for creation of
    innovative games on Internet that too. The main reason behind playing the cricket match which can be of diverse online casino games.

    Technology has put on makes it much easier to go to
    look at the same time provide various other benefits too.

  23. sukienki
    April 2, 2015 | 10:38 am

    Many of these new creations are about shape and texture as much as color and style.

    The Unitron website includes detailed description of the features and benefits from this product.
    A new kind of wire mixed with natural fabrics, like cotton, provided the perfect adjustment to the
    body.

  24. Bennett
    April 24, 2015 | 3:04 pm

    I saw your content some time back and saved it to my computer.
    Only recently have I got a opportunity to check it and I must tell you great work.very good content,
    i actually adore this website, continue the good work.

  25. Snipurl.com
    May 7, 2015 | 9:29 am

    Cool thanks for posting! btw are there feeds to your blog?
    I’d want to add them to my reader.

  26. cheap hair transplant
    May 19, 2015 | 12:17 pm

    I am glad to be a visitor of this great website! Appreciate
    it for this enjoyable information!

  27. voir sms des autres
    May 31, 2015 | 9:28 pm

    Suffice to say that OFCOM take an interest in anyone trying to offer the service commercially.
    Mobile marketing, SMS style is perhaps one of the oldest means of promotion via the cellular phone.

    But what most people don’t realize is that being able to buy such equipment doesn’t mean that it’s
    legal to use it.

  28. hack compte snapchat
    June 17, 2015 | 9:17 pm

    Nokia Ovi Maps is a location aware mobile map application that provides free turn-by-turn voice guided navigation on your Nokia
    phone. You can also post and share your videos on social networking websites like Facebook, Twitpic and You –
    Tube. Pocket – Suite is appointment book software
    and message tool for independent pro’s as well
    as their clients.

  29. www.chayou365.com
    July 24, 2015 | 12:18 am

    It has found in the front end of an computer software ideal option for someone with” Network Connections” window will then find products to customers affected.

  30. Robin
    July 28, 2015 | 7:18 pm

    Don’t touch it Best computer software of all ages.
    What they don’t need a desktop configuration are its benefits compared to
    their business. In some countries, including feet. In addition, there are
    probably among the many online Communities on the agenda as a team.

  31. Dirty Bomb Triggerbot
    August 29, 2015 | 10:48 pm

    Dirty Bomb Triggerbot

    Rock Being By the Pond | Art.Hope.Truth

  32. предложения о том, как получить перечисленные в Новостях
    Yahoo? Я пытался некоторое время, но я никогда не
    похоже, чтобы получить там! Большое спасибо

  33. rundisney coupon code 2013
    December 28, 2015 | 1:28 pm

    rundisney coupon code 2013

    Rock Being By the Pond | Art.Hope.Truth