spring, delight, poetry

Downtown Delights

Downtown Delights ~ springtime festivals nature delights our senses bursting with color ~ I took advantage of my day off to wander around downtown enjoying the signs of spring. The art features were a lovely complement to the colorful blossoms like in the photos below. Jason’s mural is full of color and joy with the…

snow, poetry, grace

The Grace of Snow

The Grace of Snow ~ a blanket of white soothes and calms my soul with the purity of love comes a fresh adventure ~ the grace of snow brings my spirit home body and mind united refreshed and ready to love ~ We had a brief and surprise dusting of snow Saturday afternoon. It was…

Lake Fayetteville, poetry,

Sweet Waters

Sweet Waters ~ crystal clear waters shining with heaven’s beauty sweet waters flowing ~ I finally got out to hike a short hike around a nearby lake called Lake Fayetteville. It’s a great place in town to hike, bike, walk, kayak, fish or picnic. I’m grateful for this local gem just a few miles away…

Santa 2

Merry Adventures

Merry Adventures  ~ children dance in glee lights shining in the darkness merry memories ~ For 14 years, the Stewart Family has been creating a Christmas festival of lights for children to enjoy. To celebrate the solstice, I took a friend who had never been to the Stewart Family Christmas Light Display. We had fun…

painting #35, poetry, digital art

Flowers of Joy

Flowers of Joy ~ mountains and meadows alive with sunny flowers my heart sings with joy ~ Recently, I’ve been following the digital art from ALOZADE Ahmed. This piece really grabbed my attention. He calls it “Sunny Flowers” and describes it “as the return to realism, the return to natural beauty, the return to contradictory forms…

road trip,

The Adventure Begins

The Adventure Begins My trip finally begins today. My things are in storage, my bags are packed, my car is repaired and I’m ready to hit the road. I expect to be on the road for about a month. I may post if I’m inspired or I may give myself a vacation from all routines, problems…

spring, poetry, joy

Spring Fling

Spring Fling ~ he flashed his white blooms she opened purple petals they had a spring fling ~ Many years ago I rented an apartment in this neighborhood. Each spring the street explodes with dogwoods, redbuds, azaleas and an abundance of flowers. People walk and drive through the neighborhood to gawk at the springtime display…

hummingbird, joy, poetry

Hummingbird Joy

Hummingbird Joy ~ buzzing wings in flight joyful expressions of light beauty and delight ~ Recently, I’ve been enjoying the joyful paintings of Janet Weight Reed. Her flowing watercolors warm my heart. I encourage you to visit her site and explore. Thanks for allowing me to use your lovely paintings Janet!