Weekend Sky

Okay, it’s not this weekend; it’s an April sky. Weekend Sky

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Pause for Art

For the first time in weeks, I took a break to create. The volunteering threatens to be all-consuming, but I am determined to find balance. Weeks ago, when I started this venture, I was hoping to connect one displaced Ukrainian family with a host family in my area. Quickly, the requests poured in and soon […]

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Pondering…

Acknowledgment, they say, is a valid human need,yet, humility is a virtue…how do we balance the two? (Art my own)

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Light and Shadow

For Lens-artists Photo Challenge: light and shadow, the original photograph, and then an altered version.

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Helping is Medicine.

As I type, twin blue captain’s beds are being delivered for boys that we will soon be hosting from Ukraine. On my messenger feed, another ambassador is typing about an emergency situation at an airport, where the documentation is being questioned. The family has no more money for alternate flights. Outside, the chickadee sings “yoo-hoo” […]

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Not Everything is Defined by Age

As a child, I knew no limits, setting out on adventures with never a fear for how I’d find my way back home. Now, nestled in my home, I limit myself to certainties, fearful of risks. Some days, I wonder about that child, and how it would feel to wander freely, and it makes me […]

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April Sendoff

Weather cooperating, we gathered poolside to celebrate a late April birthday. Such a nice way to bid adieu to April. Two of my ‘kids’ and a daughter-in-law. For Bushboy’s last on the card.

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Everyday Miracles

Can you help my friend, please? She is 32 weeks pregnant. The text came in mid-morning. I said I’d look into it. Mom, husband, 10-year-old, and baby on the way. Afraid of the encroaching war, they gambled their money on tickets to Canada. I thought of my own daughter-in-law, happily registering for an upcoming baby […]

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Like Fire

My essence is flamewords, like sparks, igniting change –transformative fire (Image mine)

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Tweet, Tweet

The robins are building their nests, the chickadees are chasing love, and the lull of Winter is behind us. What is more joyful than the sound of birds greeting the day? Perhaps this amazing piece of choreography: Have a glorious day!

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