Photo Challenge: Lines I looked out my window of the plane and this is what I saw as we took off. I was inspired to take this photo because I rarely travel, and I thought this was an iconic view of the Las Vegas Strip! Inspiration hits me spontaneously! A few years ago...we took a [...]
Great post about “The Joy of Reading Together…”
The swing hung from the branch of a willow tree split in two by lightening. It was my quiet place. Under its shade I observed the world, contemplated life and read more books than I can count. The books came from a wonderful city library with circular stair cases and a heady book-smell, a school library with a librarian that knew her students, and as gifts from my parents. In those days of five TV channels and no air conditioning, being outside with a book was the best way to spend a summer day.
That still-remembered school librarian, Miss Moruski, suggested a friend and I pick our books together so we could trade mid-week or we would run out of books to read. She told my mother she didn’t know what to do because she thought I’d read all the books in the library. There are books in every room…
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Daily Post: Authentic We live in a world that produces fake news, social media has made it possible to create a fake self online where our lives look full of love and adventures and everything is wonderful. Reality shows...are they really real, or are those shows scripted with “this year you're the villain?”, “this year [...]
Photo Challenge: Awakening In between the raindrops, sleet and snow...I was able to get some flower buds that had been washed in rainwater! Each season has its color. Spring is full of every color imaginable; pinks, orchids, yellows, different shades of red splashing the landscape sharply contrast the dreary white & grayish tones of Winter. [...]
Photo Challenge:Rise/Set The day begins quiet. I am the only one awake. I do my devotional, my meditation. I glance outside and see this sunrise. I know its going to be a great day, full of possibilities... Look at the beautiful colors...the sky is a canvas!
Daily Post: Warning As we left on our vacation...the weather was a non issue; clear and dry conditions. As we were hours into driving to our destination...the weather worsened! Suddenly the traffic came to a screeching halt! Something was wrong up ahead... Just a warning to slow down and make adjustments for the weather and [...]
Daily Post: Patience I can hear my mother say, “You need to be patient!” I am an impatient person! Life is fast paced in this technology driven, "hit a button", "fast food drive up", "instant gratification" world we all live in. Everything should have happened 15 minutes ago...it can feel like we are behind instead [...]
Great article...needs to be shared!!!:) via The Power of Storytelling by Baptiste Paul
Daily Post: Wrinkle Three weeks ago I had a decade birthday! On the way to the event, our daughter called my husband to ask, "On the way to pick up the food, can we swing by and pick up 80 helium balloons?!?!" It was a blustery, windy day so 80 helium balloons was a challenge! [...]
Daily Post: Noise Does anyone else struggle with sensory overload? I work in a high energetic active environment. Sometimes by the end of the day...I am on sensory overload. For me, quiet is good, quiet is golden. I don't always have to be talking, reflecting, meditating gives time to decompress, to take a moment... Our [...]