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
Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress is the single word, “original.” * One of the fun things about responding to blogging prompts, in my opinion, is that you never know quite where they’ll lead you! It’s interesting to see what comes unlocked in your head when you give yourself a starting point (like a one-word prompt) […]Read More Daily Blogging Prompt: ORIGINAL
It was almost two years ago now (I’m only short by about two weeks!) that I wrote a post about my then-five-year-old daughter’s music-listening habits. I noted that the songs she was asking me to play for her at that time were almost all things that she heard me playing! In other words, they weren’t […]Read More And So It Begins…
The rain let up yesterday afternoon in time to blow some bubbles in honor of my kids’ last day of school. It made for some good photography practice for me, as well! Bubbles – in case you were wondering – are unexpectedly elusive subjects to capture. At least, they are when you’re trying to do it […]Read More Bubbles! (and some attempts at photography)