This photo was taken early spring when our boarder Rusty was traveling and we moved his drum kit up into the living room. We also purchased a small PA system around the same time. With the a drum kit, electric guitars and a PA in the living room it was kind of weird and cluttered but we did do a lot more messing around with making music for that month. We have since moved everything downstairs and we just don't play as much now. Darn!
It is interesting to me how messy creativity is. How it has to do with taking action and moving things around. But it also makes me think that inaction is necessary as well. Taking time to stare off into space. Time for quiet. open spaces. I laid on my back for awhile in the back yard on our wooden bench next to the cedar trees. I was watching the limbs of the trees and their leaves blowing in the wind. A big soft dance over my head. It doesn't yet come natural to me to be still and rest but I keep leaning into it because I want to become more human. I want to have an organic life not just eat organic food.
Maybe we need to get those instruments up into the living room again for awhile.