Inspiral Me

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless. Well, I had a little fun today, and it made me feel like a kid again! I had some big ideas for art projects that I wanted to do, on Adobe Illustrator, and I couldn’t seem to get it together. So… I found some […]

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Having a Vision

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. Japanese proverb My new laptop is working great, but the screen is VERY small. My little old eyes (that need cheater glasses) were not too thrilled with the size. So… I decided to get creative, and I’m using an old television as a […]

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Bloom of Love

The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart. Unknown It’s after midnight, but I had to get an image in for RDP Saturday: Image. Another rose from one of my quarantine walks. Good Night, and a Happy Sunday to You!

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Faith to Fly

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore Another recycled image today! I had forgotten about my “feather close-ups” that I wanted to dig into some months ago. When I saw the Ragtag Daily Prompt: Abstract in Black and White I went searching and found one that […]

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Deliberate Ascent

Change is inevitable, Personal growth is a choice. —Bob Proctor Image from the Backyard

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City Lines

City life is millions of people being lonesome together.—Henry David Thoreau I took some additional photographs of the sunset a few nights ago (pictured in Mesmerized) and I liked this one because of all the utility lines. I like how they added interest to the sky… sort of City meets Sunset. With my new photo […]

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Get up and go!

Signs

You create enthusiasm around you. PANDA EXPRESS Inspiration can come from just about anywhere… including a fortune cookie. So… thanks to my last fast food adventure… today’s Everything Red is about enthusiasm. According to several articles on the psychology of color, the color red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take […]

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Wildlife

Abstract Art

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir Word of the day challenge: Nature

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Unusual Umbrellas

colorful umbrellas

The mind is like an umbrella; it functions best when open. Walter Gropius

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Knowledge is Personal

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also. Carl Jung —A personal journey through the “K” word. I think the old bumper car is kicking into overdrive. My journey through education is making more and more sense, as the fragments of information—that I’ve learned in various classes—are beginning to connect. The ‘bigger picture’ […]

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My 3 Keys to Happiness

Happiness. What a great word. I perused the web to see what people had to say about the “Keys to Happiness.” It was an interesting experiment, because everyone had different opinions. People have their own ideas about what makes them happy, or what happiness even means. That being said, I decided it would be fun […]

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Sunday Stillness

“The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words all being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” Vladimir Nabokov

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Happy Dance

Dancing with the feet is one thing, But dancing with the heart is another. —Author Unknown—

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On Solid Ground

Be sure and put your feet in the right place… and then stand firm. Abraham Lincoln That’s a great quote for me today. I’m beginning to realize that sometimes “self-learning” doesn’t really teach me anything. Well, it does but it doesn’t.

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Sweet Music

“Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” —Haruki Murakami—

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Walking on Water

“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” —Saint Augustine of Hippo—

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On the Rocks

Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish. —La Fontaine

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Reflect

“The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.” John Berry

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Simplicity

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. —Henry David Thoreau

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Inquisitive

When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. Walt Disney This was one of those unique moments, when you see something that you just don’t see every day. Word of the Day Challenge: Unique

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A Song in my Soul

What I have in my heart and soul — must find a way out. That’s the reason for music. Ludwig van Beethoven Today has been such a good day! It felt like there was a little celebration going on inside of my soul, and I wanted to burst out in song! Believe it or not, […]

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Happy Anniversary!

Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways. Oscar Wilde Would you believe that today marks exactly two years for me here on the blog? Another week and I’ll also reach two years and seven months sober. Praise God for that! Time flies […]

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A Glorious Day

Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue. John Muir

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Phantom of the Harbor

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. Jacques Cousteau

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Bundle of Nerves

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!

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