Soul Soothing Sunsets

~ the sun’s long goodbye glides below the horizon moments to reflect ~ I’m enjoying so much about my new place; the quiet, friendly neighbors, pond, ducks, and open vistas to watch the sky. I’ve been savoring my new place and life, feeling very grateful to have been offered this particular apartment at the perfect…

Pond Life

~ ducks geese swans cruising gaggles of water goodness contentment abounds ~ We have two Canada Geese who live on our pond and a few of these other birds I can’t identify. Do any of you birders know what type of waterfowl this is? I’m loving my new pond life. I enjoy looking out my…

Nesting

~ unpacking my life excitement of beginnings transformation time ~ I made the move and am starting to nest and settle in my new apartment. It feels very good to have my own place after sharing houses for the last 6 years. I knew I wanted my own place, but am surprised at how good…

Moving On

~ moving on again deny, accept, search, decide packing and changing ~ ~ I’ve been all over the map on this decision. I made it much harder by trying to imagine and plan for every future contingency. I’ve offered to help my mother and may potentially move in with her to allow her to stay…

Macro Mayhem

~ ice-covered blossoms delicate beauty encased a frozen mayhem ~ This is a follow-up to last week’s post with more pictures from the freak thunder sleet event. With any luck, this will be the last snow or sleet we see until next winter. Thankfully, I’m seeing some signs of spring with daffodils and snowdrops peeking…

Thunder Sleet

~ thunder and lightning sleet pouring down from the sky magical mayhem ~ The sleet looks pretty, but it’s treacherous and has shut us down for the last few days. The falling sleet left a blanket of ice, snow, and sleet on the ground, which froze into a giant crunchy and slippery surface, coating roads,…

Super Bowl Blues

~ my team lost the game failed to claim trophy or fame sulking and staring at the walls muttering about some bad calls while lamenting the news feeling the super bowl blues ~ I have no lover to romance no partner to ask for a dance she long since left the roost greener pastures have…

Walking on Snowshine

~ winter wonder blankets the trees feathery snow blowing in the breeze crunch crunch I go merrily through the snow a feast for the eyes magic toner for the thighs despite arctic temperatures we’re game adventurers this deer has come to eat a delicious bamboo treat ~ This deer has been around the backyard and…

Rise Up with Marwa

I was incredibly moved by Marwa’s story of growing up in Camp Gaza. Her story is full of compassion, determination, and a clear sense of purpose. I admire who she is becoming and what she has already accomplished. I believe her story (and actions) will women and many others. She grew up in Camp Gaza…

Books, Books, Books

TBR Pile Writing Challenge – Pixaby image ~ everywhere I look books in every nook they haunt me they taunt me sneering all the way piles growing day by day you’ll never catch up it’s time to give up books are taking over the house are you lazy or just a louse embarassment grows inside…