Tuesday Truth #17

Tuesday Truth #17

Tuesday Truth. Number 17. We have reached truth 17 in this series and ponder beauty. I've loved this quote for some time. If it seems familiar that because it was shared in my post about snorkeling in Aruba. The photo beneath the quote was taken in Aruba and is actually one of my works for sale [...]

Tuesday Truth #11

Tuesday Truth #11

Tuesday Truth. Number 11. Personally, I struggle with this one. My mind is always on. Internal Chatter. Monkey Mind. My journey toward becoming its master is incorporating meditation. And trying to be more conscious of staying present. In the here and now. How do you endeavor to be the master instead of the slave of your [...]

M.I.A.

M.I.A.

M.I.A. I've been missing around the blogosphere. (anxiety) There's been a lot that I want to share from my earlier travels and I've thought...maybe I can get to that tomorrow...and then I don't. So today is a check-in of sorts. I'll probably add some photos from my archives because I can't imagine one of my [...]

Friday Faves Edition 57

Friday Faves Edition 57

Friday. It's Friday!! Can I get a woohoo?!   Friday Faves. I'm just going to jump right in with my Friday Faves. My week has felt somewhat discombobulated because of the weather. Winter said "hey, did you forget about me?" and showed back up. In last week's Friday Faves, I mentioned that the snow was [...]

Relax

Relax

Relax. Re•lax (verb). Make or become less tense or anxious.   Reminder. Today I needed a reminder to relax. I thought that perhaps some of you might need the reminder as well. One of my favorite places to relax, to become less tense or anxious, is along the shoreline of the ocean. Just Breathe. According [...]

I’m the Mother of an Adult

I’m the Mother of an Adult

Eighteen Years Old. Does anyone else remember what it was like to turn eighteen years old? I do. There are some days when it feels like yesterday. And days like today, where it feels as though it must have been an eternity ago. Today, my oldest child turned eighteen. How in the world did that [...]

American Made

American Made

Photography. Most Thursdays I bring you photography of Doors from places I've visited. Today is no exception. However, in today's series, the doors are more of a subject of viewing than the subject of my words. Or put more simply, if you're here for only the photographs, feel free to scroll through the photos. It [...]

Friday Faves Edition 52

Friday Faves Edition 52

  Friday. Whether Friday comes fast or Friday comes slowly, it always manages to make its way here. I'll be honest, I've had a very mentally taxing week. I'm not convinced that Friday is going to reduce any of my mental drain, but it's likely that my support system will be more readily available over the [...]

The Thing About Silence

The Thing About Silence

Silence. I wasn't going to post today. Silence. I'm having a melancholy day. It happens to me sometimes. Usually when things are racing along at too frantic of a pace or one of my teens is causing me internal angst, or it's winter (sometimes all of the above). As is often the case with melancholy, [...]

Friday Faves Edition 49

Friday Faves Edition 49

Friday. I hope that you all have had a beautiful week. I also hope that you have had more sunshine than me (unless, of course, you don't love sunshine...and then I hope you've had whatever weather lifts your spirits). This was a long week to Friday. The teens haven't been to school for the ENTIRE [...]