A New Blog Home


Narrative: Memories. In Your Own Words.

A six-word memoir collage by Ananda Leeke 

Copyright 2009  by Madelyn C. Leeke

Photo Credit: Leigh Mosley –


Hi Everybody!

It’s official.  WordPress is my new blog home.  If you would like to read my old blog, click here: Beginning June 1st, I will share excerpts and artwork from my upcoming book, That Which Awakens Me: A Creative Woman’s Poetic Memoir of Self-Discovery (Summer 2009 – iUniverse, Inc.).  I’ll also post audio and written blogs about my:

-writing journey;

-yoga and meditation practice;

-weekly reading experiences with The Next Chapter: Wreck this Journal book blogging group (; 

-summer adventures with family and friends;

-launch of my author web site (, new book, and social media project (;

-work as an artist-in-residence for Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts at Howard University Hospital (; 

-yoga teaching experiences;

-volunteer service as a yoga teacher ( and radio show host for three’s programs (BAP Living Radio –, Go Green Sangha Radio –, and Sisterhood, the Blog –;

-participation in creative workshop experiences at Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts; 

-museum and gallery visits; and

-trips to Chicago for the Blogging While Brown Conference ( and Blogher Conference (

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Enjoy your weekend! 

Peace and Creativity,


Welcome to Author Ananda Leeke’s Blog

That Which Awakens Me, a painting by Ananda Leeke
That Which Awakens Me, a painting by Ananda Leeke


Welcome to my new blog home!  Beginning in June, my new blog home will be WordPress.  That means I will end my four year blogging experience on Blogspot – and  The launch of my new blog will coincide with the launch of my official web site – and the publication of my book, That Which Awakens Me

Thank you for stopping by!

Peace, Grace, Gratitude, Love, Light, Laughter, Fun, Joie de Vivre (joy of living), and Creativity,

Author Ananda Leeke