massage therapist | photographer

Posts Tagged ‘2016’

Stripped

In landscape, personal, Photography, Uncategorized on December 23, 2016 at 4:06 PM

strippedlogotaniapalermo2016

    “The core of your 
true self
is never lost.
Let go of all the
pretending and
the becoming
you’ve done just
to belong.
Curl up with your
rawness and come home.
You don’t have to
find yourself;
you just have to
let yourself in.”
― D Antoinette Foy

Advertisements

…the land is always out there

In Art, CT, landscape, personal, Photography, Uncategorized on December 13, 2016 at 6:28 PM

winterwalkctriverlogotaniapalermo2016

“Don’t forget that the land is always out there, making its way, doing everything it can so you can breathe fresh air; so you can eat fresh food; so you can move and see and feel and think, and it’s on your side. The world is out there doing what it’s been doing way before you came here, it’s firm and strong and it takes a lot to bring it down.

winterwalkbranchlogotaniapalermo2016

So from time to time, just go outside and look at this spectacle. This pure painting right in front of your eyes. No one created it. No one owns it. It doesn’t want anything. It doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone. It simply is. 

winterwalkbranchdropletslogotaniapalermo2016
So maybe, try a little tenderness. Just give it a chance to do what it can do. Just let it help you 
breathe
and eat
and move
and see
and maybe just try to live your life in a way that doesn’t kill this force of nature
that is just trying to give you a world worth living in. A clean world. A fresh world. 
Paths, forests, oceans, animals, oxygen, water. That’s all it takes.

 

wintermomentlogotaniapalermo2016
Just try a little tenderness towards this world we’ve been lucky enough to build our homes on. 
If you take care of it, it will take care of you.” 

[Charlotte Eriksson]

bwwintertreelogotaniapalermo2016

 

Winter Stillness

In Art, landscape, Photography, Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 at 3:16 PM

winterstillnesstaniapalermo2016

“I prefer winter and fall, when you can feel the bone structure in the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.”   [Andrew Wyeth]

Small Business Saturday

In Business, Uncategorized on November 26, 2016 at 10:17 AM

Today’s the day to shop small and support local!  The studio is open until 6 PM today.   Can’t wait to see you!

sbs-studio-poster-time-2016

Noir

In Art, art portraiture, Photography, Portrait, Uncategorized on November 4, 2016 at 12:26 PM

mallorynoirlogotaniapalermo2016

 

“The artist never entirely knows — We guess. We may be wrong, but we take leap after leap in the dark” ~Agnes de Mille

Small Business Saturday

In Business, for sale, Marketing, Specials, Uncategorized on October 29, 2016 at 5:17 PM

sbs-studio-poster-time-2016

Election Day Massage Special!

In Uncategorized on October 28, 2016 at 2:22 PM

Is our current political environment STRESSING YOU OUT?  Me too!  No matter where you stand on the issues … you deserve / NEED a little time to decompress.  Book your next 30 minute Therapeutic Massage between today and November 9, 2016 to receive $15 OFF … and a clear head.

It’s simple to book online now.  Just click the link, choose 30 minute Therapeutic Massage and select your preferred day and time. Discount will be applied at the time of your session.  Book now on MassageBook!

 

 

In addition, drop in on election day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 between the hours of 10 AM – 8 PM for a relaxing, rejuvenating chair massage for only $10.00. [normally $12.00] No appointment necessary.  See you then!

Sisters

In Children, Family Portrait, Photography, Portrait, senior, Uncategorized on October 25, 2016 at 9:41 AM

comeausisterslogotaniapalermo2016

 

Had a wonderful time photographing these beautiful sisters recently. They were fun and playful and our hour together flew by.  Mom realized that her chances of getting them together were getting slimmer as one is in college and another a senior in high school. Along with doing a senior photo and some shots of the girls together and individually we also did a few family photos that included mom – which she said hasn’t happened in many years.  It’s so important to exist in photos for your friends and family and I’m so glad I got to capture a few moments for them.

Pemaquid Point, Maine

In Art, landscape, personal, Photography, Uncategorized on October 19, 2016 at 4:13 PM

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

[ Attributed to Anais Nin though she did not take original credit ]

pemaquidpointme2011logotaniapalermo2016

Pemaquid Point, Maine … 2011

Forest in Montana

In Art, landscape, Photography, Uncategorized on October 18, 2016 at 7:16 PM

I got “lost” several times while exploring back roads in Montana.  As lost as an adventurer without a map or a plan can be.  I’ve always been attracted to moody landscapes and love the mystery of a foggy morning more than a perfectly bright and cheery one. This particular day brought me to a ghostly forest – there was a dance going on between all the trees that had been lost in a fire, the lucky ones that survived it and the new life trying to emerge.

mtforestbwghostly2010taniapalermo2016

Ghostly forest in Montana – 2010.  Double exposure.

Doesn’t life feel that way at times? We wrestle with ghosts from our past, even when we think we’ve moved on from them. Some hold on and try to choke out the new life we are trying to forge – casting shadows where there could be light.  Yet some how a new seed takes hold, grows some roots and flourishes despite the challenges.  There is always hope and nature mirrors that for us repeatedly.

%d bloggers like this: