Life can be ironic. I was just thinking about the correlation between dancing and blog views. Then this photo challenge appeared. Really! I've snow danced, rain danced and dance bombed. I've danced after finishing my handmade Christmas cards and before Polar Plunging. I've danced on New Year's Eve and at Two Jews and a Blonde. Then... Continue Reading →
If you let your subconscious take over, it will do a better job of creating conflict and writing a book.
I am all about spreading the love... ...like this art project on my ceiling. I painted the angels to set a welcoming tone in my house even though you would have to strain to hear their horns. Lots of love up there, don't you think? I love old family photos: I love joking around and... Continue Reading →
Talk yourself out of taking risks or imagine an adventure where all the moving parts work together in perfect harmony and go for it.
Monday morning, I drank my first cup of coffee of the day and alternated between checking blog stats and answering comments. Then a very loud voice shouted in my head. “THINK BIG!” I stopped what I was doing. Did you say Think big? “YOU’RE THINKING TOO SMALL,” the voice bellowed again. I sat up and pondered... Continue Reading →
Bound by commitments of time, what we know, the physical, and the social, we bump into invisible barricades, most of them created by our imagination. Traveling unlocks these shackles and we leave them hanging on the concrete walls of our lives. We experience a new kind of freedom. Our boundaries expand. Overwhelmed by choices, we... Continue Reading →
Inspirational prose about capturing new ideas. Inspiration is an ephemeral ghost shimmering over shadows, cloaking deep and empty crevices of my mind.
When watching contestants eat strange animal parts or bugs on the cancelled show Fear Factor, it seldom made me flinch. Bear Grylls boiled a mouse in urine and ate it. I nodded my head and said, "I could do that." But hand me a plate of acorn squash with its savory steam rising up to... Continue Reading →
I have always wanted to shoot a moose... with my camera. They are huge animals which can be aggressive and dangerous. They are also majestic and fearless, qualities I have always admired. A few years ago, I freaked out and fumbled with my phone as a cow and her calf pranced by the liftline in... Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago my husband Danny and I drove up to the Mount Grays and Torreys trailhead. My SUV wound up the steep dirt road so slow a granny with a walker could have passed us at times. While struggling over rocks and pot holes in the comfort of my Toyota Highlander, I... Continue Reading →