Friday, April 16, 2010

Life Makeovers

I'm reading Cheryl Richardson's Life Makeovers; 52 practical & inspiring ways to improve your life one week at a time.

The book is divided into 52 weeks, so there is a chapter for each week.  All the chapters are very short and sweet. Cheryl Richardson has divided the chapters into 3 easy parts, first the main focus, second the "Take Action Challenge" and finally the Resources.  The Take Action Challenge is based on the main focus for the week and you will journal and do exercises reflecting that focus and the Resources will help you achieve that. 

It really is spectacularly easy!

One of the first things recommended is to find a partner or team to share this with and that is the purpose of this blog find someone who will partner with me on a year long journey or point me in the right direction.

So if you are interested in practical and inspiring ways to improve your life one week at a time join me by making a comment so that I may contact you.  We'll pick a date and start!

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Chalk Guy

 My friend Sherry is always sending me cool stuff, awesome stuff, stuff you just have to share.  Today it's Chalk Guy.  He is an amazing artist, using chalk, he creates these 3-D images on flat surfaces in urban areas to the delight of city folk.  Here are some images of his stuff!

He spent five days, working 12 hours a day, to create the 250 square metre
image of the crevasse, which, viewed from the correct angle, appears to be 3D.
He then persuaded passers-by to complete the illusion by pretending the
gaping hole was real.

'I wanted to play with positives and negatives to encourage people to think twice
about everything they see,' he said.  'It was a very scary scene, but when people
saw it they had great fun playing on it and pretending to fall into the earth.
'I like to think that later, when they returned home, they might reflect more on
what a frightening scenario it was and say, "Wow, that was actually pretty scary."

Mueller, who has previously painted a giant waterfall in Canada, said he was
Inspired by the British 'Pavement Picasso' Julian Beever, whose dramatic but
More gentle 3D street images have been featured in the Daily Mail.

I hope that this inspires you to do something really big!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Love this concept!

I was looking through my emails and ran across this monumental art work!  This is so totally awesome.   I really wanted you to see it.

It's a giant photo!  A composite of a thousands photos of people walking in an urban setting.

I love that he has describes it as, "It is the translation of reality through my own designed camera." I think it's called, Urban Flow and he manages to capture little bits of time in an urban setting.  It's an awesome work and a wonderful concept. Go see it at Adam Magyar

Sunday, April 4, 2010

My Birthday

It's not even noon yet and I've been wished more Happy Birthdays in this short time than I have my entire life.

My roommate took me out to dinner, (Chinese! last night, yummy!) and I received a giant bouquet of spring flowers with a card, I also got a smilebox from my daughter, a few beautiful e-cards from friends and family, phone messages, and lots of people from Facebook have wished me a good day.

Thank you everyone!  This is fun and I am having a lovely day.  It's so nice to have so many people thinking about me on my birthday. I am grateful!