Jyothi giving Reiki in Nature

My energetic life journey with Reiki so far

Behind our house there is a magic gateway that leads to a public park. In this park there is a climbing structure for children, that everybody calls “de Spin” (tr. from Dutch: “the Spider”). Around this climbing structure there is a circle of low stones and,¬†outside of that circle, another circle exists partly made out… Read more »

We are beings of Light

My partner’s depression was a growth opportunity for our family

Daniele and I met when we were 19, we lived in different countries and the internet was not commercially spread, we wrote letters for a while but then lost contact.¬† When we got back in touch I was ending a bad relationship where I was not loved but which gave me a beautiful son, and… Read more »

Organic Butter

Why I stopped using margarine…

While growing up I was told that butter was bad for you, it would cause you heart problems and high cholesterol. That is what the television said, that is what the doctors said, that what they told me in school. I believed them…. Then I slowly started to get sick, and with one of the… Read more »

House in Kenmore


Time to finally update this blog. A lot has happened since the last time I wrote here. We moved, to the United States, we bought a lovely home, with a wonderful back yard. The kids are doing great at their schools. More about that in later posts. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in America, it is… Read more »

Custom made bag


Creativity is a mental and social process involving the generation of new ideas or concepts, or new associations of the creative mind between existing ideas or concepts. Creativity is fuelled by the process of either conscious or unconscious insight. An alternative conception of creativeness (based on its etymology) is that it is simply the act… Read more »


It has been a busy year and a half

Since I last wrote here, a lot has happened. Some good some bad. Life in the end is good. Lets see if I can keep this a bit more up to date and post a bit more things that are going on in my life. But I do not make any promises. One of the… Read more »

Melanzane al Funghetto

Melanzane al funghetto

I love simplicity, specially when I am cooking our daily dinner I love things things that are healthy but do not require hours of preparing. This dish we eat often when the melanzane’s or eggplant are cheap. I use about 2 melanzane’s about 4 tablespoons of oil, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 cans of peeled… Read more »

Peach Amaretto Semifreddo

Peach and Amaretto Semifreddo

My creation for desert on christmas dinner. Ingredients for 6 persons 1 big can of peaches 750 grams of marscapone 150 grams of sugar 100 ml milk or cream (i used milk) 50 grams of amaretti crushed Mix de marscapone with the milk and sugar untill it is smooth. Cut all but 2 halves of… Read more »

Banana Chocolate Muffin

Banana / Chocolate Muffin

Originally uploaded by Daniele Muscetta Found the recipe on the internet, adjusted it a little bit because did not have all the ingredients in the house. They turned out pretty good, and are very easy to make. Ingredients: 3 banana’s smashed 150 ml sun flower oil 1 egg 100 gr of sugar 1 tablespoon of… Read more »

Shaman's spiral pendant

What do you feel?

This pendant was given to me by a shaman artist when I was about 17 years old. It happened like this. Me and my parents where walking on a alternative market where different stalls where offering their services. There was the tarot reading, Reiki etc etc. There was also this little stall full with beautiful… Read more »

  • So proud of myself

    I finished the book i was talking about a few days back. I actually understood the whole story and liked it alot. My mother on law already gave me a new book to read, “The Anger of Aubergines” from Bulbul Sharma. Wich is a mix between a cooking book and a novel, two of my… Read more »

  • Railroad

    The road ahead

      The road ahead is empty It’s paved With miles of the unknown Whatever seems to be your destination Take life the way it comes Take life the way it is Horizon in the distance So close and yet so far away You shouldn’t be surprised when on arrival the dream has flown away Or… Read more »

  • Carnevale

    It is carnival at the moment and coming from the north of Holland I do not have a lot of feeling with it. The last time I dressed up was when i was 11. But yesterday we went to a carnival party organized by a group of people from flickr. I was a bit worried about… Read more »

  • Sleep

    I am very sleepy today, it is 2 nights now that i go to sleep and for my feeling open my eyes 5 minutes later, but it actually is 7 hours later. I do not feel like i have slept at all. wake up thinking about the same things as i did before actually falling… Read more »

  • Reading

    Recently i discovered the libary close to where we live. Now did i misunderstood and thought that lettura inglese meant english books, but it actually meant english books translated in italian. So i have to give in if i want to keep reading i need to learn to read in italian. So i borrowed Kingdom… Read more »

  • Valentines day

    This morning my husband suprised me with a nice card :). And for me it is the thought that counts. I do like tha idea of a day where u can tell the person you love that you love them, but i do not like the commercialism around it. The amounts of money involved and… Read more »

  • Compiti per casa (ie homework)

    Today I had to pick up Joshua early from school, because he was not feeling well. When i arrive the teacher approaches me that he did not do his homework and she wants him to redo it today. Ok is fine. But my problem is that they should write down what schould be done properly… Read more »

  • Turning points

    You have these moments in live that feel like turning points. For me is one going on now, getting a new sense of understanding, growth maybe. The last couple of months i have been struggeling a bit with myself not knowing where to go and what do next. Now both my kids are gone to school. And… Read more »

  • Playing around

    I personalised the theme a bit and added a link to my flickr photo album, and took some anit spam measures….hope they work…

  • Jyothi's 3rd birthday

    Posted with Live Writer

    So lets see if this works, it should. This is taken on my third birthday. or atleast the 8mm movie was, and Daniele took a picture of that movie

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