Thoughts on learning to draw

I drew a chair "It's not very good" came a voice from the past, picking up a paintbrush to correct chunky tree branches. To make the painting better and not mine. I am seven and painting is something other people are good at. I am good at this and you are good at that, but…

Coming down the stairs

"Be here” reads a sign in my kitchen.  Pink highlighter on purple card. It’s difficult to make out from a distance. I am learning meditation. I am re-learning meditation. Not in a temple on a hilltop this time, but day by day, lesson by email lesson from a Canadian man with a soothing Canadian voice.…