Building a Foundation (with help from wikihow.com)

 Choose the type of foundation to build.  I want a foundation strong enough to carry me through hard times, yet flexible and able to adapt in the moment.  Something sustaining, and solid, but not rigid.   Set your footings 2 feet across.   Two feet on the ground, firmly planted, well balanced, not alone, but interdependent, both partaking […]

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Lens-Artists: Action

Oh, to jump without fear – a skill long passed, although leaps of faith, I still take – never too aged for those. I remember when speed equated with freedom – a constant race – now I walk with careful measure, fresh air still accompanying pace. Never could accomplish a cartwheel – coordination not amongst […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #14: Foundation

“What about my marriage?”  a naive, much younger me once asked a psychic. “The foundation is firm,” the woman responded hesitantly, “but not without cracks.” Cracks?  It was more like gaping holes.  Easy to see now, in retrospect, but at the time, I was convinced we were rock solid.  The suggestion of anything less insulted […]

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Continue to Question

Inquiry is a trait teachers hope to instil in students – the ability to not just take for granted that which they have been taught, but the curiosity to question evidence, and to research beyond what is given. Questions form the basis of a reflective life. This week’s challenge was to think about the questions […]

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Photo a Week: Details

I’m drawn to the details – a knot hole in a tree – hoping my close-up will reveal a curiosity.                   The inside of Saguaro, ancient and grey – reveals the inner bones, speaks to a better day. A roadside encounter brought me face to tail with […]

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CB&WC: Glass

Although made of glass, this building in Phoenix, Arizona reveals only the reflections of the structures that surround it: light playing tricks with our eyes. A window holds so much temptation – the promise of a glimpse inward, but not by day.  The passerby, tempted by the sign and seating, might want to see the […]

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CFFC: Seafoam, Teal, Aqua, and Turquoise

Seafoam blast was the colour that caught my eye, decided the palette that our new house would follow A teal armchair, and turquoise dining set, with a splash of orange and multi-coloured rug All inspired by this passing shot of the aqua water, on our way out of Texas.  (Sorry about the streaks.) (Cee’s Fun […]

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