A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe. ― Madeleine L'Engle Thoughts on Reading. I love to read. For as long as I can remember, reading has been an integral part of my life. I spent many a lazy summer day devouring a good book. [...]
What Is The Capital Of…?
Capital Cities. This week's Lens-Artists challenge, hosted by Viveka (My Guilty Pleasures), asks us to consider the topic of "Capital". While the interpretation is wide open, I have chosen to share photos from Capital Cities. Amsterdam. Amsterdam has bicycles EVERYWHERE. I liked the colors in this photo as well as the creative basket on the [...]
The Color Red. Red has a way of standing out. Boldy proclaiming its presence. For the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week, Patti (Pilotfishblog.com) has challenged us to a scavenger hunt, visiting places and seeking out the color red. We also have the option to "visit" our archives, which is the route I've chosen this week. [...]
I’m on a Podcast!
On Talking. I've been silent too long. Ok. Ok. I've been writing, but not physically talking. But that's changed. Podcasts. A friend that I met through the blogging world, Jonathan (jonbeckett.com), has just started a podcast! He's interviewing bloggers...where they came from...their blogging journey...where they might be going next...AND I'VE BEEN INTERVIEWED!! The podcast is [...]
Down the Line
Leading Lines. This week's Lens-Artists Challenge is hosted by Tina at Travel and Trifles. The challenge this week is to share photos incorporating the compositional element, Leading Lines. I was excited to see this as the challenge since it is one of my favorite elements to use. I had many examples that I could share [...]
The View Outside This Window
When I began blogging, one of my great joys was stumbling upon the WordPress weekly photo challenge. The prompts encouraged me to think creatively about my photography. When it went away, I was disappointed, but also busy so I didn't seek out any other photo challenges. However, the Lens-Artists photo challenge has been on my [...]
Four Years of Blogging
TOP 10 POSTS OF 2019
A Tale of Two Strangers
In yesterday's Tuesday Truth #48, I told you that I had a story to tell from my weekend away. A story about being present and the lessons I learned from those instances. This is a tale of two strangers. Or, more accurately, a tale of my interactions with two strangers. Both stories take place during [...]
Sweet 16 – Another Love Letter to my Daughter
Three years ago, I wrote a love letter to my daughter. A love letter to my youngest child. Miss Sunshine. My only girl, who was just entering into the teenage years. Interestingly, the love letter that sat in the recesses of this blog, and had been seen by around 100 pairs of eyes before 2019, [...]