Brick Rodeo 2021

When I was a young girl, my parents bought me a red bin filled with hundreds of plastic bricks to build to my heart’s content. My first project was a pirate’s ship. It’s been a long time since I last played with them, but last week I had the opportunity to attend a Lego convention…

FOTD – Rose Garden🌹 & Reflections

“It’s the time that you spent on your rose that makes your rose so important…People have forgotten this truth, but you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.” – Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry “We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of…

Blessings of the Unknown

I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side. STEVEN WRIGHT Thirst for exploration beckons Sunset’s warm hues envelops Mysterious road trip excites Desirable excursion invites Woven shimmerDistraction awaitsWithin my peripheral Symbol of sheer transparencyDurable yet vulnerable A golden organza bag Lands beside my feetTrembling anticipationI untie…

Bright Square Photo Challenge 2021

Hello! I apologize about my A2Z Challenge. Grad school has really wiped me out. Sleep sounds great right about now. I do want to finish my bird challenge because I had so much fun exploring the symbolism behind each one. In the meantime, here are my bright squares from the month of April. Enjoy! 🙂

Fun Words, Serious Words, and Everything in Between

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. Yehuda Berg Hi there!…

#SoCs- Ornamental Tales

Hello! It’s been such a busy season for me. I have an ever growing list of all sorts of to-do lists. School, career, relationships, books, movies, recipes, some crafty creations. When I face some stress during the school season, Aristotle’s quotes remind me of a reason why I put myself through it all: Education is…

Saturday Symphony #19 – The Magic Paintbrush

Jude is the host of Saturday Symphony. This weekend’s theme is: TALES FROM THE FAR EAST. The far East includes;– Russian Siberia– Mongolia– Taiwan– China– Japan– North and South Korea– Hong KongThis week share something themed from this part of the world.It can come from real life experiences, a favourite story, history, myths, books and…

Kinda Square Photo Challenge

Featured Image by lisa runnels from Pixabay Hi everyone! Becky Winchester over at the Life of B has hosted another square photo challenge (KindaSquare) for October. This month’s theme is related to kindness: Something of the kind (mirror images, carbon copies and doubles) Our imagination kindled (inspire us!) Of its kind (a unique object or…

Journey of Moxie

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” ― Blaise Pascal Traversing in the fading light of the tunnelCourageous heart leads down an alluring pathUnaware what lies on the other sideSprawling trees anchored in placeWithin its soaring, mighty arches Gateway initiates life’s new phasesA dance of duality, perspectives a flutterFlickering shadows accompany glowing sunbeamsReasons…