“Still round the corner there may wait a new road or a secret gate.” ~J.R.R. Tolkein Image & quote inspired by this week’s WordPress Daily Post photo challenge: “What kinds of images and emotions do corners evoke in you? In this week’s challenge, share a photo that plays on any of the word’s many meanings.” […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: CORNER
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, […]Read More Keeping My Mind Open!
I mentioned that I’ve been stumbling into some really interesting music lately (after like a year-and-a-half of what felt like I was wandering in a musical wasteland – uninspired and bored and unable to connect with pretty much everything I came across.) Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats really jolted me out of that! (As […]Read More On the Rest of My Recent Musical Finds
This summer has been….well, not what I expected it to be, honestly! Not at all. I knew going in that it would be a busy and probably somewhat challenging period of time, what with moving (and shepherding two jittery elementary-school-age kids through the process.) And that’s been true. But I expected that. What I didn’t expect […]Read More 6 Things I’ve Learned in the 6 Weeks (!) Since My Last Blog Post
“Let’s face it, we’re all on a one-way street, aren’t we, and what are we going to do? What are we going to do as we go forward to have no regrets looking back? And all this past year in training, I had that Teddy Roosevelt quote…floating around in my brain, and it […]Read More On Diana Nyad’s VERY Inspirational 2013 Ted Talk
Clover flowers are my favorite flowers of all time. I love the way they smell. I love how prolific they are. I love the fact that, while most of them are white (like the ones in the picture below), you occasionally run across delicately pink ones – and it’s like a surprise gift every time. […]Read More Magnetic Directions
Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress is the single word, “SUMMER.” * I caught my son in a rare still moment at the pool this weekend: This image looks like “summer” to me – the beginning of summer. And not just because of the sunshine and the pool water (quintessential summer elements.) It’s something to do […]Read More Daily Blogging Prompt: SUMMER