Simple Satisfaction

My house needs a bit of work, repainting, repairs, etc., but it’s cozy. After the winter I repotted my four¬†Geranium plants into two big pots, and they are doing so much better now. It makes me really happy to open my front door and see the fullness of the deep green leaves and pink blooms.…

Mom & Alan's reflection

The Face of Age and Youth

Unsure, insecure; “Why are you not here with me? You can take my place and I will stay behind.” My mom, some years ago before she passed away, on a trolley at a tourist attraction. My son can be seen in the window behind her. She always put others first, so she was uncomfortable taking…

Dinnertime with My Cousins

That’s a really big salad! When I ordered the Taco Salad I didn’t expect to get such a huge meal, I’m not that big of an eater. I couldn’t exactly send it back, especially with such friendly service.Dinner is so much better with a perky waitress. It had been almost 3 years since I had…

Creating My Future as I Go

The future is only a figment of imagination, it is not real until it becomes the present. Most of my past imaginations of the future have become a reality, although slightly different from what I might have thought at the time. Now, as I envision the path ahead I create it – with room for…

Harmony – Word Press Weekly Photo Challenge

When I think of harmony I think about the various elements that come together to make a beautiful dance. Music, movement, creativity, vision, intention, diverse people, costumes, lighting, stage, and audience all merge into a spectacular expression of art, emotion and beauty. In this particular dance there were 4 or 5 countries represented, and 3…

State of Mind

I wish I could say that my state of mind is peaceful, but at the moment it is not. I can not describe what is going on in my head right now except perhaps with these pictures. A little drizzly, unclear, muddy even. Unfocused? No, I am very focused. I have to be to get…