#Haibun – A Bishop’s Walk

“My hair may turn white as frost before I return from those fabled places – or maybe I won’t return at all.”, ” … I felt three thousand miles rushing through my heart, the whole world only a dream.“ Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Narrow Road to the Interior  Take a lonely path Beyond the arch, his…

Friday Follies – Ep 2.12 – Furry Inspiration

Hey! It’s time for Friday Follies! Here’s a snapshot from an adult coloring book that made me laugh and feel perplexed. Is it a sign that I shall pet all the furry pets at the animal shelter sometime soon? Gain ideas for a future Halloween costume? Explore a new orientation? Take time to love your…

The Great Blogger’s Bake Off – Strawberry Mango Cake

Happy Sunday everyone! I have decided to participate in “The Great Blogger’s Bake-Off” hosted by the lovely blogging duo: Bereavedandbeingasingleparent Crushed Caramel Special Judge: A Jeanne in the Kitchen So I just finished decorating my cake after a busy day teaching a youth group how to make sushi! I decided to go with a fruity…

CFFC – Shadows

Enjoying a lot of photos I took this past month. Here’s my take on shadows!

One Liner Wednesday – Nest Hair

We cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over our heads, but we can refuse to let them build nests in our hair. Chinese Proverb Also in response to: Eclectic Contrarian’s Weirdoff Tag

FOTD – 3.20.18 – Indian Paintbrushes

Happy Wednesday everyone! Cee’s blooming tulip is stunning! During my walks when I need a break from studies, I love the beautiful fields I encounter around this time of year. San Antonio has a breathtaking countryside filled with wild flowers. When you look at an Indian Paintbrush flower up close, it looks like a twinkling…

3.2.1 Quote Me – Creativity

Jenna, The Sunshine Artist, has tagged me for the 3.2.1. Quote Me challenge started by Rory, A Guy Called Bloke and K-9 Doodlepip!, about creativity, one of my favorite topics! From making my own greeting cards, stories, clothes, gifts, being creative is one of the most rewarding endeavors I will ever embark in my life….

3.2.1. Quote Me – Hope

Rory has tagged me for me for his challenge 3.2.1 Quote Me about hope this time around. If there has been anyone that has taught me about hope, it’s my parents. They braved a perilous journey across torrential seas because they knew there was a better life elsewhere, and they were willing to sacrifice literally…

Mystery Blogger Award

A few months ago 🙂 … I was nominated for the “Mystery Blogger Award” by Jenna, The Sunshine Artist. Thank you Jenna for the honor! She will whisk you away to magical worlds of beautiful poetry and positive images which I look forward to reading in the mornings. I love her imagination and creativity, so…

#Book Review: Spare Parts

Spoiler Alert! I have written some thoughts that will definitely give away the plot. This review also covers some controversial topics. “This is an exploration mission. Exploration means discovery of the new – and unexpected. This competition will push your imagination and technical skills. Enter the event with the spirit of men and women explorers who have set out into…