Tuesday, October 30, 2012

A period ends….





Last week little Geffen went to her caregiver for the first time.
3 days a week she spends the morning with her till 13.00.

It’s the end of a period, a period where she and I spent 24 hours a day together. A period where I always knew what was going on with her, what she's doing, what she needs. It's hard to let go…
The first two days I felt at a loss at home without her, I walked around, tried to clean and tidy up, I couldn't bring myself to sit and work. I worried about her despite being totally confident with her caregiver whom I love very much.
After a couple of times where we both had settled in to the new situation, I began working. Suddenly I have time alone in the studio, it was quiet and I felt a different energy. 
I'm working again.
I torched, prepared some more hair pins and pendants, ordered supplies, photographed and happily entertained visitors in the studio.
Changes..














Wish you all a beautiful and safe week!
Maayan


 

Friday, October 26, 2012

This moment

This post is inspired from the great blog of SouleMama

It will be a Friday ritual.
 
Just a single photo without words - capturing a simple and beautiful moment I want to pause and remember from the week.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

small request





Hello Friends,
I have a request.
I'm having some technical problems with the blog.
I'd be very happy and would appreciate it if those of you who subscribed to my blog could take a moment to resubscribe. here on the right side ("Followers")

It is also a chance to thank you for your interest and the positive feedback. Thank you!

It's great seeing you here :-)

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Joyous day




Somehow, I've wanted to write this post for 10 days already and it's been alluding me…

This is a post about friendship. 
About a beautiful day without any planning, preparations, thoughts or needs.
There are those kinds of days that things just flow gently and with ease and all of a sudden I pay attention to it and I'm happy.

The truth is that the day started with a bit of a mess, the girls seemed a bit "all over the place", I have a ton of things that I had to get done and needed to figure out how to find the time for it all. So the morning hours passed until I asked Drori if she feels like a picnic, no special preparations, just a little basket with something to drink, a few crafty knick knacks (because we can't do without…) and the surrounding nature. Of course she said or should I say screamed "YES, with a friend". Ok, we called to invite a good friend and then another good friend and waited for them in the yard.
The weather changed and clouds covered the sky which a moment before were a bright blue and it even started sprinkling rain which didn't dampen the enthusiasm. Off we go, not far, really not far, just beyond a small road next to the house there is a small quaint forest with eucalyptus and pine trees. The weather added an extra reason for excitement and we gave ourselves over the cool air. The friends arrived, we put socks on little Gefen, crossed the road and there we were.






Me and my good friend, with her little baby, three happy girls, a picnic basket, blanket, a jar to put all the nature treasures we find along the way, drawing paper. 
Nice and simple, pure Joy.



 After some games, giggling and diapers, we return home for a late lunch. I love our communal meals with friends and children seated around the table. Those are the meals with the special chit chat.

The girls are in the bedroom playing and my girlfriend and I sit on the balcony with our coffee and the babies on our laps. A friend arrives riding a beautiful horse and takes the girls on a ride. It was Drori's first time on a horse and she couldn't stop smiling. She sat up straight, held tight and smiled.







Ah, what a simple, joyous Day.

Wish you all the best,
:-)
Maayan

Thursday, October 18, 2012

This moment

This post is inspired from the great blog of SouleMama

It will be a Friday ritual.
 
Just a single photo without words - capturing a simple and beautiful moment I want to pause and remember from the week.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

The first rain







Finally it arrived. The first rain here in the Galilea. It took its time arriving this year but here is it and it warms my heart.
I woke up last night and heard it tapping loudly on the windows. After the initial excitement I remembered I had left the car windows open…damn!
First thing in the morning when Gefen and I woke up we ran outside. Oh what joy! Everything sparkled from the wonderful drops of rain. And the smell of the wet earth…ah the smell…I take a deep breath and my heart expands. There is no doubt that this is the best smell in the world.




That’s it, an enchanted morning, full of nature, sparkles and joy.
May it continue like this for all of us!


Kisses.
Maayan