WDYS #110 – Cau Chuyen Cua Ba Noi (Grandma’s Tales)

“Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart.”…

One Liner Wednesday – Black Hole In the Ocean

While checking the weather, I noticed this interesting segment on the viral Google Maps image of the black hole in the middle of the ocean. Conspiracy theorists are creating all sorts of stories. I laughed at this one… “God dropped his guitar pick.” – Reddit User Then I saw Marina’s quote. It is a reminder…

Published My First Book & Other Accomplishments

Hi everyone! Happy November! Hope you all had a lovely October and Halloween! I enjoyed passing out candy to kids, and they all enjoyed my leopard outfit. 🙂 Sadje published a post today , “What! Me scared!!!” which perfectly captures my current feelings. I just want to preface this post by acknowledging how nervous and…

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-Exupéry “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!…