“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… Read More
“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” – Twyla Tharp
Keep calm and pink on. I had to do something light before I left because I’m really wanting to shoot for subtle lately. Not sure it’s exactly subtle, but it’s definitely pink! It’s actually flowers from our backyard, taken today, with a background layer of snow and sky. I think it was a cool blend! Almost… Read More
Just a random pigeon today, at the old underpass. I had to get outside, go for a walk, and clear my head. I was literally in tears this morning. Too much weirdness going on that is far beyond my control- or understanding, for that matter. It must be that you’re almost at one year… let’s… Read More
“It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out- it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.” ―Robert W. Service
In matters of style, swim with the current; In matters of principle, stand like a rock. -Thomas Jefferson
No one regrets having changed a light bulb. Gretchen Rubin Well, I was experimenting with a light bulb and there’s good news and bad news. I’m happy with what I learned about layers, but given the fact that I really love how the lake came out inside of the bulb… now I wish I would have chosen a better… Read More
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. Albert Einstein
Today I’m grateful for: My Sense of Curiosity. I’m curious how that bee got inside of that bubble!
A house is made of bricks and beams. A home is made of hopes and dreams.
I made a mistake in my post last night (early this morning) about the roses. I started out merging two separate flowers, but it was actually an overlay of the same rose that I ended up doing. Not that it matters, but I realized that this morning. They just look different because of the overlay… Read More
Some journeys take us far from home. Some adventures lead us to our destiny. C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Magical is my mood for tomorrow. I’ve already decided that. I caught a few minutes of a show my mom was watching… and a teacher was telling his student that her imagination was… Read More
One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. Henry_Miller Today my mood is Electrified. I took this shot today—inside of an old train. The original actually came out OK, but I wanted it to GLOW. I think it worked!
The creative adult is the child who survived.
My mood today is Enduring Last week in my recovery class, our pastor talked about enduring temptation. When asked what temptation IS… he answered: Anything that takes us away from what we SHOULD be doing. The routines that we’ve become accustomed to through our recovery process. Slowly but surely, I’ve tiptoed away from the routine I… Read More
Little drops of water, Little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean And the pleasant land. So the little moments, Humble though they be, Make the mighty ages Of Eternity. Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney, Little Things
Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine within yourself so that you can hear it in others. Marian Wright Edelman