Waiting for the Dust to Settle

“And I know now that all the time I was trying to getout of the dust,the fact is,what I am,I am because of the dust.And what I am is good enough.Even for me.” Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust Good evening! Please forgive me for my absence, everyone. It’s been a whirlwind, and I’ve been…

#OctPoWriMo9 – Fiery Forest

“I see fire Burning the trees And I see fire Hollowing souls I see fire…” Ed Sheeran Crackling flames setting homes ablazeAmazon wilderness’ atmospheric hazeCollapsing lungs of Mother GaiaPraying for healing to Her own messiahStruggling to breathe in the only bloom, Constricted by a carbon monoxide plumeDestructive deforestation threatening demise Suffocating life sparking international criesBillows…

#OctPoWriMo8 – Smell of Lime Leaves

Enjoying an evening stroll with mom as the crimson sun setsSuperstitious, I intentionally step over the cracks in the sidewalksDidn’t want to tempt fate and break my mother’s backLively chatter and smiles spread throughout the neighborhood Passing a yard, we stumble upon a lime tree hanging over a fence.Delighted, mom jumps up and plucks a…

Friday Follies – 10.4.19

Sneaking in a giggle before I get started for the day. When I was a kid, I enjoyed playing baseball with some friends. They taught me baseball lingo. I came across this sign before jogging for a 5K run last weekend: Here are some other photos of the baseball park where many of us were…

#OctPoWriMo1- Dark Night of the Soul

“The journey of the dark night of the soul is where we learn who we are, without people telling us.” ― Adèle Green Flying in the brilliant blue skies that morning,the birds attempted to soothe me with their songs.Decided to head out to the coffee shopwhere I felt no judgement…where I could think freely…where I decide…

#SoCS- The Toy that Rocked my World

A Delightful Blue Discovery… My life before simpleA linear path filled with a fairly predictable routineThen, one hot summer day…The library presented an irresistible challengeItching with anticipation!Waited for what seemed like eternity!The mission was to read 20 books! The reward? A yo-yo!The latest spinning crazeAllowing gravity to unwind the string Lighting up the world of…

Freedom of Expression – Revival!

Hamsa Hand Good morning everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I looked up a Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of revival to refresh my understanding and this is what popped up: a new presentation or publication of something old renewed attention to or interest in something a return of strength and importance When I visited my…

July Blue Squares – A Photo Conglomeration

We are at the end of Becky’s #JulySquares challenge! Thank you Becky for hosting it! I enjoyed scanning my environment for blue things. I’ve created a collage with a few photos from my busy month of July. Enjoy! 🙂 1. Your photographic square could be a ‘Bolt from the Blue’ – something unexpected or surprising…

#FOTD- Flowers for Miss Helene

Death, A Sacred Mystery… Good evening everyone, I feel a sense of loss as I learned from bloggers, Fandango, WillowDot21, Idorun, Jordy, that Helene has passed away. She was such a beautiful spirit and author of What Do You See Weekly Challenge. I feel sad that I cannot even re-read all of her beautiful poems…

Friday Follies – 07.12.19 – Strange Font

One day, there was a sale on http://www.vistaprint.com to create business cards. I was catching up with friends at the Olive Garden and we decided to create some cards for ourselves for future networking events. As we were browsing through various designs, I noticed a baffling font called “Refrigerator Deluxe”. I guess it’s standing upright…