Sssss….

Shoe store, succulents, snow day, and snake for Lens-artists Photo Challenge: things starting with S

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: waves

I am contemplating waves. The emotional waves that accompany uncertainty. Th lull of ocean’s waves on tropical shores. Even the way that our lives are reduced to wavesnot hugs. Please join me this week in contemplating waves.To participate, create a post and link back here, or drop a comment below. Photos, art, writing, or music […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: I’m learning…

Ric is home from the hospital, still hooked up to IV antibiotics and needing daily nursing care, and I’m learning that I cannot hold responsibility for his need to push boundaries. From my son, who insisted on coming and spending the night while Ric got settled in, I am learning that I have trouble accepting […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: Urge

Ric remains in hospital, the nature of his infection is antibiotic- resistant. The healing will be slow and laborious. It’s a road we’ve travelled before. At home, I try to remember to breathe between the urges. Washing is done. Groceries are in. I binge-watch Netflix unable to will myself to engage in my regular distractions. […]

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‘D’ Bird

Downy Woodpecker, Morning Doves, Mallard Ducks. Bird Weekly challenge: birds that start with letter d.

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: Threes

InsurrectionInaugurationExhalation A beginning, a middle, an end (of sorts). This week, let’s see how succinctly we can sum up a situation using only three words. Or, if you need more, make it three times three: Snow squalls blindroads lack definitionhearth provides contentment. Or, if you are more inclined towards images than words, tell a story […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge: The other side

Picture a stage; empty except for two chairs. Now picture yourself, seated, in one of those chairs. Just you facing an empty chair. If you are familiar with the Gestalt practice, you know where this is going. In dream study, I’ve learned that all aspects of a dream can be representative of self. Visualizing the […]

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A Closer Look

(For Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: It’s a Small World. Note: I do not have micro or macro capacity, so I have to settle for zooming in where possible.)

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