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Midnight Mayhem

I’m stirring up mayhem tonight, and I’ll probably kick myself for it later….

A Pause

Beautiful pauses, Cloaked in fragrant petals bloom, Life is not a race. Happy…

Recalibrating

Would you believe that tomorrow marks the beginning of WEEK TWELVE of my…

Red Solo Cup

Country songs, red solo cup— Metaphors for simpler things. Faded Glory, holding tight—…

Late Night Fiction #7

Franky with a “Y” For anyone just joining, this is an ongoing short…

Late Night Fiction #6

Franky with a “Y” For anyone just joining, this is an ongoing short…

Late Night Fiction #5

The beginning of this short story, which spans across several posts, has now…

Our Beautiful Mind

It’s been a long time since I shared an update on my New…

Bloom of Love

The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the…

Singing Lessons

LEARN TO SING, EVEN IF YOU CAN’T CARRY A TUNE! Weekend Writing Prompt…

Late Night Fiction #4

I’m including a table of links to hold this story together. Continuing on…

Yes, Yes, Yes!

Yes to the rhythm, Yes to the beat, If you can’t stand the…

Faith to Fly

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still…

Late Night Fiction #3

Chapter One Continued Asher stood frozen as questions flooded his mind. Was he…

Late Night Fiction #2

Franky with a “Y” Continuing on with last night’s story… Chapter One: Scene…

House of Joy

Hidden in the sticks, Forbidden love, house of tricks, Lonely man finds joy….

Late Night Fiction

This is a wild experiment. I’ve been thinking about where I want to…

Tree Party

When the zephyr appears, We flutter and sway, A waltz in the wind,…

Liebster Award

I’m humbled to share that I’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award and…

Intersection

Lonely Street crossing, Foggy mind, vision unclear, Trouble lies in wait. This haiku…

Beautiful Storm

I started working on this image during my “time out” yesterday. I feel…

Where am I going?

Is anyone else asking this question lately? The featured image here is pretty…

Selfies

CAUTION: To avoid injury, please remain at least 6 feet away from the…

Unraveling

The chaotic bold, Hides her shadow. Underneath this bravado, She shrinks. Her quilted…

Black Cat

Femme Fatale

Cold-hearted feline, Smugly bats her eyelashes, Struts across the lawn. If I didn’t…

Weathering the Storm

Not much required,To get through the storm,Here’s advice I was given in life:Drive…

Rainbow

Love Wins

Long ago, in the hood,Way back in the day, The streets were all empty,And…

Common Cents

A little patch of wild grass, Some flowers draped across the fence, Times…

Wall Mural

Blind Alley

A cool shot from my quarantine walk today. Walk Stats: 4.5 Miles /…

Old Family Portrait

Good Ol’ Days

Since I’m still excited about personalized portraits (and waiting for my next victim)…

Deliberate Ascent

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

Pier Ride

Buckle Up!

This image depicts a good chunk of my life: One Wild Ride. Full…

Moonlit kiss

Perfect Date

Steakhouse rendezvous, Moonlit kisses for dessert, Icing on the cake. This is a…

Unanswered Questions

What is this “uneasiness” I’ve been feeling lately? What am I doing differently…

Strawberries

A Good Harvest

Today was a beautiful day. It felt like summer this morning so I…

Beach Walkers

Dieter’s Journal #2

Dear Diary, I was going to write about my New Lifestyle, New Me…

Art-Hollywood Closed

Restricted Access

Hollywood has unfortunately become a memory. It’s nothing but a sign on the…

Leaf Art

Hanging On

I watched little leaves, Drifting in the wind.Spinning, twirling, floating.Landing ever so softly,On the…

Quarantine Walks

Journaling through Quarantine An idea on which direction to go with The Quarantine…

Painted Spring

Rejoice!

Where flowers bloom, so does hope. —Lady Bird Johnson Rejoice in the Lord…

City Sunset

City Lines

City life is millions of people being lonesome together.—Henry David Thoreau I took…

Artwork

The Quarantine Project

Resurrecting Gratitude When the (unofficial) quarantine began, I was on a mission. Two…

Painted boarder

Not an Island

I am not an island, That is what I have been told. But…

Sunset and Lights

Mesmerized

Today is my experimental day. I finished my WordPress course and started another…

typewriter

A Dieter’s Journal

Dear Diary, It’s the 6th of April, the month that I vowed NOT…

MC Hammer

Can’t Touch This

The 90’s had grit, MC Hammer Shoutin’ Out, Too legit to Quit. I…

Orange Flower

Sunbeams and Laughter

Keep your face with sunshine lit,Laugh a little bit.All the shadows off will…

Fit Fun Facts

It’s Official. I’m obsessed with my New Lifestyle, New Me project. I’ve been…

Black and White Portrait

Out(side) of Time

This morning I read a ‘daily email’ on the subject of Eternity. One…

Color Washed Image

Colour My World

I’m back for another “Daily Gratitude!” Before I start, I have to say…

Abstract Blue Lights

Child’s Play

They’re coming for us! Swords blazing bright, fight or flight… Get out while…

Bird in the Tree

Sunshiny Day

A quick gratitude stop this evening I decided that earbuds are no longer…

Thoughts, Thoughts . . .

And more thoughts! This morning I woke up tired of thinking. That doesn’t…

Sloth

A New Angle

If our pain doesn’t destroy us, it might just transform us into truly…

Black and White Blossoms

Fluidity

Before I dig into any New Lifestyle, New Me updates, I thought I’d…

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