Earth Day 2016 – Gratitude and Apology

One of my favorite days of the year simply because our Earth deserves public recognition and celebration. The first time I celebrated Earth Day was in 1970 with my friends, on the side of a garbage strewn road, picking up trash. I learned from my parents about conservation, preservation and appreciating our earth; and that left…

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Return Trip Reflections

I just got back from a whirlwind cross-country drive with my daughter. I wanted to blog along the way but didn’t really have the time or means to do that. I barely managed to post on Facebook most days as our trip had a deadline – my flight home. We were also staying in the…

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Re-Fresh-ing my Wall

I’ve been a bit behind in terms of posting here lately, so today is catch up day. Sharing photos for last weeks WordPress Photo Challenge – Wall, and this weeks challenge – Fresh. Yes, two posts with one click. Somehow they fit well together, because I have to keep my Wall Fresh. I use the…


Crooked Lines

Crooked Lines: it was suspenseful, dramatic and real all at the same time. I don’t want to tell you too much about it because it’s unpredictableness is a big part of the enjoyment.

Let's Dance!

I Met My Heart Today

There it was, beating so rhythmically, beautifully, never missing a beat. It reminded me of a Salsa dancer and it made me want to dance too. I stared in amazement at this living, pulsating thing that hides inside my chest. Unlike even the best Salsa dancer, it never stops, it keeps pumping to it’s own…

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Only Yellow Tulips

Every spring a little patch of red and yellow tulips pop up in my backyard. I didn’t plant them, perhaps it was the previous owner. Regardless of the years, the weeds, the fall leaves that never get raked in that part of the yard, they manage to find their way through. This year I found…

A tribute to greatness

What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. – Nelson Mandela