Monday, January 31, 2011

Remembering a Tiger Rug Sanctuary

Fellow artist and writer Rose Deniz makes her home in Turkey. 

At the moment and the coming weeks Rose will be spreading her love "state side" as she calls the U.S. 
  
I'm thrilled Rose invited me to write a guest post for her blog. 

With the end of the Year of the Tiger in sight I delved in my vault and dug out remembrances of things past. 


Let me invite you to Love, Rose where I'll introduce you to my totem, roll up the rug, and bring in the Year of the Rabbit.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Destiny 1-11-11 or Destiny 1-11-2011

We choose how to read, literally, figuratively, and/or between the lines. Today's date can be read as 1-11-11 Five times one equals FIVE.
If you opt for 1-11-2011 the story changes. The difference between one and the other is TWO since 1 + 11 + 2011 = SEVEN

Likewise opting to add the number values of a given name, a chosen name or a nick name can make all of a difference in a person's life. How? Numerology has the answer. On a day such as today one or millions opt to publish a post, just for the sake of noting numbers. What's up with that? Nutty notions? Sure.


What's destiny but a number of figures added up?

I just had to publish something on this ominous day, 9 minutes before midnight, go!

Did you feel compulsive need about doing a certain thing on 1-11-11?

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Saturday, January 01, 2011

Number One Wish 1-1-11

1. HAPPY NEW YEAR
How sharp that serif on the number 1 on this card sent nearly 100 years ago, on the 1st of January, 1918.

Such a clever design, the number created by cutting away access imagery. The postcard (often called ansicht in Dutch) was printed in Saxon, the text at the bottom could have read Gutes Neues Jahr, but instead Gelukkig Nieuwjaar, Happy New Year was applied by hand with a stamp.

A card suitable to be sold anywhere, for people all over the world to wish each other all the best in the year to come.

How do you say Happy New Year in your mother tongue?





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