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The amazing knitting stores from Bay Area!

There's something about San Francisco’s Bay Area that always make me feel inspired! I'm positive that a big part of this is related to the Tibetan Buddhist retreats and voluntary work at Nyingma organizations, which have been nourishing my life for the last 12 years. And, of course, there's an "extra topping" at those enchanted feelings: some amazing knitting stores! OMG!There's something about San Francisco’s Bay Area that always make me feel inspired! I'm positive that a big part of this is related to the Tibetan Buddhist retreats and voluntary work at Nyingma organizations, which have been nourishing my life for the last 12 years. The airport ride announcing the beginning of precious teachings. The memory of last minute shopping at Berkeley's Andronico's, Whoole Foods or at Elephant (that do not exist anymore), rushing through the hills, for some special ingredients for the TAP (Tibetan Aid Project) Fund Raise Dinner, Or at Downtown Berkeley working at the finishing touches for the Dharma Publishing Bookstore opening with my dearest sangha friend Magda! Definitely, those memories activate my deepest appreciation for the Bay Area! Read more

Baby steps at crochet!

I surrender to the colorful possibilities of chochet, more precisely of the granny squares! The good news for me, at the moment, are the “simply-fast-colorful” crochet projects that I’m working on! The first result of Aloísio’s class is my first granny blanket! And I’m looking forward to meet another adorable friend, Sandra Jay, in São Paulo in a few weeks! She will teach me how to mend the grannys as I go! YAY! Read more

A Beauty Festival at Ravelry!

like to think that one of the precious things in life is the wisdom of allowing ourselves to be positively impacted by daily beautiful things. For a few minutes just forget about what is bothering us and contemplate what is available to us at the moment. After admiring a landscape, or some flowers or even children playing together, maybe we can heal ourselves from a momentarily bad humor crisis. Read more