Weekly Photo Challenge: FRIEND

This week’s WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: “[S]hare an image of a friend.” * It’s a good friend who will (uncomplainingly) stop climbing trees to tie your (very waxy and hard-to-tie) shoelaces for you, just to be nice and spare you frustration. ­čÖé When he’s not giving her unsolicited Minecraft advice (because she CAN DO […]

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Mindfulness & Me

I’ve been interested for quite some time now in both the idea and practice of┬ámindfulness. (You can see that interest┬ásprinkled all over this blog!) Mindfulness – the need for it, the attempts to develop it, the changes it brings when I manage to be effective with the practice of it – touches every aspect of […]

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Monday Face

I took the below shot of my dog a few weeks ago. She was barking loudly at something (another dog? a person who dared to walk past the window? the sound of a door shutting down the apartment corridor? a cheeky squirrel? all of the above???), and wasn’t feeling too much like listening to me […]

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Tuesdays of Texture: May 9, 2017

I love the delicate new leaves of springtime – looking at them, photographing them. (And the contrast here between the mature branch and the new growth seemed like a good contribution to Tuesdays of Texture, too!) My son asked me to take this shot particularly because he noticed that this little baby branch with its […]

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Keeping My Mind Open!

To be honest, I’m not particularly into – or even really much interested – in astrology. I used to not-infrequently read my daily horoscope, back in the day – but that was in the course of reading newspapers. The horoscope page was always just there, and so I read it! But I don’t, hardly ever, […]

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