I’ve been thinking (for a while now) about doing recovery images; pictures that portray the feelings of freedom and joy that come with getting—and living—sober. I think my mind was in too many different places, or I didn’t plan it out well, because this one could actually go either way. Is she trying to climb […]
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. Jacques Cousteau
Getting ready for an exam today… Being nervous isn’t bad. It just means something important is happening. Michael Jordan Have a beautiful day and stay encouraged!
Today is my first day off and I’m still trying to get into the groove of the changes. All of my classes over the summer were online, so my face-to-face socializing was minimal. Now I’m surrounded by young people in their late teens and early 20’s, and every class has group activities. Talk about culture […]
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop were not there, I think the ocean would be less by that missing drop. Mother Teresa Greetings Everyone! It’s been a couple of months since I opened up any of my Adobe programs, so I thought […]
It’s been about 2 months since I’ve been online here in the blog world and I wanted to check in and say HELLO you beautiful people! I miss you all, and hope to browse around this weekend and see what all of you have been up to. School is AWESOME! Keeps me super busy but […]
“I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” -J.K. Rowling
Important encounters are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other. Paulo Coelho
Well, like it or not this was a blast to create. My summer school final is next week, and then I’ll be out taking more photographs. In the meantime, I wanted to add something to my series- even though I don’t have any good reflections, doorways or windows. So… I improvised. Anyway, as the title […]
In every job that must be done there is an element of fun. Mary Poppins
First of all… I will start by sharing the humorous part of my experimentation today. I showed my mom this piece that I created and she asked me “What’s that supposed to represent?” Ha! “Well… ummm… it represents what I learned how to do today on Illustrator! Too funny. I am over the top excited about […]
Some people wait so long for their ship to come in, their pier collapses. -John Goddard- I am checking another item off of the 55 things list; took a photo underneath a pier. In all honesty, it may very well be the first time that I even stood under a pier! That I can remember, […]
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. Maya Angelou I used another cloud image taken the other day, and the moon I’ve used here was a shot taken in April—when we had the full pink moon. On another note, I’m reading […]
A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea. -Helen Keller We had some awesome cloud formations yesterday so I finally dusted off my camera and got a few new shots of the sky.
This is a bizarre piece. Doo do do do… (the theme from Twilight Zone- slightly off key) Another shot of the neighborhood squirrel hanging out in the loquat tree. I layered it with a piece of metal and got attached to the bluish glow he is now nestled in. I guess I’m going for the […]
The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night. Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance I’ve been dog sitting since Friday and hope to share some interesting images later in the week. I brought my camera… but forgot the USB cable! That’s OK. It forced me to […]
Most people need love and acceptance a lot more than they need advice. Bob Goff I forgot to include something in my previous post. I was trying to watch my word count, and I left out an important part of the story; which was the reason that I chose to do the visualization of my inner critic in the […]
I’ve had an unusually hard time finding interesting things to photograph, so I’m sticking with my plan to try new and different ways to edit and display them. In case it’s not clear, this is a tree framed on a scroll. (it’s hard to know how it’ll look on various devices!) I’m also going to spend more […]
Kind of weird and random… I took some photos of light reflecting off of a golf course lake. How I ended up with this I’ll never know! Just thought it was kind of cool. Peace & Love!
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa The weight and power of words has been a constant theme with me lately. Just a few words can have a HUGE impact. They can build up, or they can tear down. And the positive or negative energy they emit can […]