This week’s photo challenge: “[S]ome of my favorite images are quiet and still; they focus on the moment before the action and capture the anticipation, or the rumination, or the calm before the storm… …[S]how us what waiting looks like to you.” * In the below image (taken yesterday morning!) my kids have just climbed into the car. They’re […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: WAITING
I suppose I should clarify (for anybody who clicked on this thinking they might find something that is NOT geeky) that what I meant by the title of this post is that this is the song of MY summer…mine and my kids’. And I’ll clarify further that you have to pair the song with the […]Read More Song of the Summer
This week’s photo challenge: “[P]lease post a photo that is unusual in some way for you, whether it be through technique, by subject, or in some other unique way. This theme is wide open to interpretation because only you know what is unusual to you.” * I love dragonflies. I love the way they swoop […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: UNUSUAL
This week’s photo challenge: “This week, show us a moment in time that holds meaning for you….Evanescent can be any fleeting moment in time.” * My son, always tall for his age, is now, at 10, almost able to look me straight in the eye. And I’m 5’6, so I’m really not that short! This […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: EVANESCENT
I’ve been finding myself counseling my kids lately on issues that I’M still actively working on myself – which is incredibly challenging. In my son’s case, it’s recently been about making friends (something that used to be much easier and more natural for me, but that I find really difficult these days). In my daughter’s, […]Read More Parenting to the Sounds of Maria Taylor
Some housekeeping taking place this week! Not so much in my physical house (sadly) – but in the social media and computer desktop areas of my life. Though, now that I think about it, both of these areas probably needed it more than my house! It’s been awhile since I looked things over. So, here […]Read More Housekeeping!
This week’s photo challenge from WordPress: “[W]e’re challenging you to think ahead and show your work in a representative photo. If you set New Year’s resolutions, give them some thought a few weeks early. If resolutions aren’t your style, show us something that you want to achieve — it could be setting a new goal, […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: NEW HORIZON