Seeing a bird fly into a tree yet knowing it was too far away for me to photograph, I nonetheless detached my long lens from my camera vest, extended the barrel, turned my camera to adjust the AF, and peered curiously through that lens seeking to understand what species that bird was. Satisfying that itch, … Continue reading A Drop By
For the first time in a very long time, the interference was gone. l compare it to static on a radio so loud that no station can come in clearly. That was happening without letup to me. I could not hear God. I could not tune into my Zone, my Zen, my Paradise. That static … Continue reading The Voice
Friends, ever since the clocks have been turned back an hour, time seems to have sped up to double time. Bare with me as I get more of my Autumn pictures edited and posts put together to publish here. In addition to complicate matters, new has arrived in my life and by the time 3pm … Continue reading More To Come
Walking into the gym that morning, my heart was downright heavy for I had just had an interaction with someone who didn’t appreciate my honesty. I would not stay however, in heavy and had every Intention of getting back to happy. So my workout began. When I workout I don’t stop. I pace or dance … Continue reading I Am Me
[The music you can play if you’d like while you view this post.] Eating Humble Pie at times is necessary if I wish to make improvements with myself. I had jumped to a hasty conclusion before knowing all the circumstances of a situation. I refused to justify my behavior for I intended to improve the … Continue reading Processing
In the times we are living in I would say it is imperative we learn how to respect one another. When kindness is married to respect, powerfully we can stitch together our world’s great tragic rift. Respect doesn’t mean, however, we convert to how someone else thinks, acts, or lives. That would be sadistically counter-productive. … Continue reading Something Called Respect
The day dawned bright and sunny. With superhuman effort I pulled myself from off the bed consumed with pain so deep there was no end. Surrounded by so much death over and over again, does something to the one left behind who loves those who die. Yet, the day called me, persisting I grab my … Continue reading Healing Begins
Some of you may be wondering where I have been. MIA for this long is not my usual MO. How can I put this other then Hubby and I were hit with a shit-storm. On January 23rd, we learned our Charlie has Diabetes. At the time we did not fully understand what that entailed, but … Continue reading The Ultimate Gift of Love
I AM peace. I AM compassion. I AM perfect. I AM love. I’ve had several instances lately “tempting” me to fall into lower vibrations. I haven’t been on WP for a reason. I fell apart in a mass of grief and tears for Doodles. I wasn’t about to stop my emotions and I wasn’t … Continue reading Keep Your Vibe High
All we heard for days …. oh boy this one is gonna be bad. High winds with lake effect snow with up to 3 feet (91.4 cm) of snow. WARNING! This one is bad. Then, Christmas night, suddenly that forecast turned into 3 inches (7.62 cm). Are you freaking kidding me? Me being me, I … Continue reading What’s It Gonna Be?
… the sorrow, the despair, the pain, is beauty if you but look to see. The year 2020 has been in my humble opinion, the most difficult and painful year I believe any of us have ever experienced. Yet those of us who know how to find beauty, do, and by doing so, we are … Continue reading Within …
Come join me on this walk today of color and forest and the scent of Fall. I will keep the writing short and the photographs long. It’s been such a stressful time here in the USA with so much unfolding all at once it makes your head spin. Coupled with this I had my hands … Continue reading My Walk
If you want change to happen, make change yourself. If you wait for others to do so, you’ll wait a long time. Step into your power and change what you can. Comments are closed. I have many more Fall pictures to show you but first I have to nourish me, recovering from the intensity … Continue reading Make Change
Recently, the itch came upon me to take a few shots of some of our babies. Instead of fooling around with settings, for the first time since I bought my new camera, I put my camera on Automatic. Me? Doing simple? Yep. Me. To my stunned eyes the ISO went all the way up to … Continue reading Feline Friday
Every park has its own unique personality and energy. These pictures today are from a park that I am so fortunate to live right in front of. This is where I go for my walks and on the day I dragged by tired behind to this park I brought along my wide angle lens. Didn’t … Continue reading On A Clear Day
Kids. It’s like this. The “enthusiasm” that is coming forth for my Fall series is impressive and OH I thank you all! There is a but coming. (smile) There are factors that I am contending with which will force my hand to make decisions. In speaking with hubby just yesterday he and I agreed we … Continue reading It’s Like This
Today’s story involves a mouse, a man and a woman. There was a mouse who decided he would make his Winter haven inside a man’s grill. This mouse found insulation for his nest, made it, and then he ran back and forth hundreds of times from the bird feeder in the backyard to the garage … Continue reading Warm And Cozy Or Not?
With this post my goal is to clearly show you when you are aware and take note of life itself, you will begin to see how ALL is connected. And I mean all. This past Friday, my neighbor who has been very ill for a long time, collapsed in his driveway. His wife flew over … Continue reading The Flow Of Life
This post is dedicated to all those millions of elderly people who are being held prisoners against their will in nursing homes. They are still today not allowed to have their families visit them, dying alone. This atrocity shocks my soul! When one of my neighbors began to tell me of a funeral he and … Continue reading Unimaginable Suffering
This stunning red rose has been glowing for weeks. I first noticed it around the same time Cookie took a turn for the worse about two weeks ago. My eyes were immediately drawn to it, day in and day out. I couldn’t get over the color of it, how bright and big it is, the … Continue reading The Journey Home
Yes I have been MIA. Our 17-year old Cookie took a turn for the worse with symptoms that were critical. After discovering the shocking conditions Veterinarians are being forced to work under, I said no way will Cookie or any of my cats be exposed to this horror being inflicted on so many! Pet parents … Continue reading Turning Potential Into Reality
Oh. My. God. PAIN! Fire in my forearm ignited as I rapidly stepped back, dropping what I had been holding. I couldn’t believe what just happened for it had never before. And here I just got through saving a life when another of its kind stung me. Last Friday a yellowjacket …. think huge black … Continue reading YOW, Surprise!
Making up my mind to grab my camera equipment and go to the park I had in mind, an opportunity for Light and Love to appear happened. Did I know beforehand? No. But! That is exactly what I attracted to myself. Believe me, when these “miracles” occur, the resultant Gratitude and Awe I feel are … Continue reading An Hour Of Ecstasy
When you step into maturity with an added bonus of knowing precisely who you are, you will not tolerate anyone taking any of your power from you. Uh-uh. No way. Don’t even think about it. You own you. No one else! You’ve worked too darn hard to meekly say b-a-a-a-a but rather you … Continue reading HOME