Three Times Blessed

Recent upheaval has plummeted me into a dark space, where I am not willing to settle. Depression has followed me throughout life, and while I acknowledge it has a place, I am not willing to let it drive. I learned long ago that the only way for me to counter the clouds is to be […]

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Feathers

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: feathers

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Home Means Family

Seems we were missed – a heartwarming piece of information. Also seems that so much has happened in our absence – two breakups first time home purchase and acquisition job promotions job losses renovations – inside and out a new haircut loose teeth baby has disappeared We’ve been busy (when I’ve been up to it) […]

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Unexpected Playmates

Rain has been threatening all morning, but I’m anxious to get outside, so the compromise is to drive to the end of the street and see if anything is happening. An osprey is on the ground in the middle of the parking lot. Rolling down the window, I snap some photos. The bird doesn’t budge, […]

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Texture

This crumbling foundationa testament to character –hard battles fought and won. I built fences, long ago –tried to bury my fallaciesbut all that decays, too Structures either maintain or not,but life continues, a constant flowlike a river, softens our perspectives. (Images for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: texture. Words penned for my ‘wild card’ challenge, my […]

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Reaching and Reaching and…

We reach out; we reach up; we reach back. Such was the topic of this week’s challenge. Often, in my past, reaching equated with grasping – fear clouding common sense, and even hope. In recent years, I have had to learn the importance of reaching out, having lost so much independence through illness. I am […]

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