Grace and Space through Celebrations

As the holiday season approaches, I am filled with satisfaction of our family rituals. Set in place through years of trials and triumphs, we honor the days, the holidays, the family-togetherness which we’ve come to expect in the everyday as well as the extraordinary. I am reminded of our search for minimalism in a very materialistic world when the fall season rolls in with the … Continue reading Grace and Space through Celebrations

100 Word Wednesday: Week 34

Don Naman Photography 2017 Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 34

100 Word Wednesday: Week 32

Image credit: Bikurgurl, 2017 Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 32

Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the hardscape in the front yard. I used my yard transformation … Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

Crepuscular Hunter

Image Credit: Anjo Beckers Photography Crepuscular Hunter Ensnaring victims in honeydew words, he’s been spotted again with another woman. Softly sweeping her locks from her face, he smiled as he lowered his mouth to hers. Tongue parting her lips, his fingers caressed the nape of her neck as they searched each others mouths longingly. Fatal mistake made: pawing her outside our place. I watched them, … Continue reading Crepuscular Hunter

Someday…Freedom

In response to Frank Jansen, of Dutch Goes the Photo, my thoughts on his beautiful imagery entitled ‘Sense of Loss’, for The Daily Post prompt: ‘Someday’. I saw this as less of loss than I did of gaining freedom. The Legend of the Butterfly The life cycle of the butterfly is well documented. Butterflies begin their lives as an egg, carefully laid upon a plant. … Continue reading Someday…Freedom

Tuesday Photo Challenge: New Year’s Eve 2016

Welcome to Episode 37 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge with our host, Frank! What are my New Year’s Eve Plans? Board Games like last year! We’ll be home playing board games, in jammies, with perhaps some adult beverages for the adults — and sparkling cider for our children 😉 Snacks, noise makers, and fun for all! What are your New Year’s Eve Plans?   Technical Windows … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge: New Year’s Eve 2016