Live One Day At a Time by The Dali Lama

Live One Day at a Time and Make it a Masterpiece By the Dali Lama (Image Credit: The Dali Lama) During this busy holiday season, please take time for your family and follow the: A to Zen of Life A- avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits B- believe… Continue reading

SoCS–“In” -spiration

Linda’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt this week was all about using the prefix “in,” any way we thought possible.  Inspiration came to my mind first… then infidel.  Crazy word combination so I am going with inspiration! There are many types of inspiration:  holiday, writing, reading, clothes, decorating, etc.  I… Continue reading

Cranberries–The Jewels of Autumn

Do you love cranberries?  I do!  Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the top season for cranberries.  They actually grow on bushes in bogs where the water is used to insulate them against the cold of brutal winters.  Once the bog is drained in the spring, the bushes produce… Continue reading

Nano Poblano Blog Hop Story

I was tagged by Deborah from her blog, Notes Tied On The Sagebrush to continue the Nano Poblano Blog Hop Story that was started about 2 weeks ago. If I choose to accept this challenge the instructions will self-destruct in 10 minutes. The Blog Hop Rules are simple: 1. Add… Continue reading

Photography 101-Playing With Light

Weekend mini-projects from Photography 101: Study light throughout the day. Select one single location or object to which you’ll return to see how the light changes — and how it affects this particular shot. Snap test shots during each session, so you can compare the results. If you don’t want… Continue reading

Autumn Sea and Sky

The autumn sea and sky meet at blue-grey swells, blending one into the other; while the days and months of the year slowly slip asunder. Gentle waves lap at the beach washing clean the white sands of time; as shore birds chase and play in the ripples of the tide…. Continue reading

BLOG Hop II–The Name Game

Mark Bialczak, as team coordinator for Team Pepper of this year’s NaBloPoMo came up with a great idea!  He has started a Blog Hop called the Name Game. Here Are the Rules: 1. Write a paragraph or two about somebody from an ordinary walk of life with an unordinary name…. Continue reading

Hurray for Team Pepper!

I am happy to announce that I am participating in my first NaBloPoMo with Mark Bialczak’s Team Pepper!  What is that, you ask? National Blog Posting Month is a fun way to jump-start your creativity.  The rules are simple – do a post on your blog each day in the… Continue reading