Behind the Lens – This is 40

Behind the Lens – This is 40

  September 12, 1977. 2:41 p.m. Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Florida, USA. That would be the moment when I would make my grand entrance into this world. Today... I am 40. This age that felt so ancient in the days of my youth. This age that feels so young now that I am standing here. [...]

What’s in a {nick}name?

What’s in a {nick}name?

  Nicknames. I've been thinking about nicknames lately. Anybody else do that? Just ponder nicknames? What they are? How they've come about? Anybody? Anybody? My husband gives out lots of nicknames. To people, to animals, sometimes to objects (this is where I practice the art of mind reading when he asks where said object is [...]

The Name Game

The Name Game

What's in a name?   Most of you know me as Amy. Some know me as mother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend.   There is one who knows me as wife.   Not one of those names are unique, belonging only to me. And yet, I am unique. It ain't what they call you, it's what [...]

Time Travel Tuesday – Blogging Reflection

Time Travel Tuesday – Blogging Reflection

Blogging Reflection. As the end of the year approaches, I've done some reflecting in the little snippets of downtime here and there. I'm also a few weeks out from my one year blogiversary. So my travel back in time this week isn't into the distant past, it's to the beginning of 2016. You can find my [...]

On Titles and Timing

A Mom seeking her Path in the midst of Chaos and Beauty - Amy Lyon Smith How appropriate that this should be the post I had planned to write last week and today the daily prompt would be chaos.  The original catalyst for the following thoughts is the Weekly Discover Challenge.  The theme this past [...]

Liebster Award – Growing

I've been nominated for The Liebster Award by the wonderful dogs and humans over at Whippet Wisdom.  I have been enjoying their blog very much and you should head over and check it out. When I first received the nomination I was, of course, very much flattered and honored.  But my next reaction was panic.  [...]