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…

Majestic Macro

~ the world close up reveals beautiful details a moment of zen ~ ~ I’m glad that I took the UPS job and stretched myself, physically and emotionally. I had some fun, got in better shape, and was enjoying a break when I was offered the opportunity to return to my previous gig as a…

A Year of Intentional Living

My plan for 2022 is to live more intentionally. I’ve let my life slide into boredom, routine, and inertia. I want to be more proactive and intentional in my choices, balanced with an understanding that I don’t control life. The way to thrive is by working with life, accepting, responding, and flowing with what is.…

O Holy Grail

~ O holy grail, thy will a steady gail faithful attempts to pursue the Christmas dream buy the perfect gift via the internet and mail caught up in a tedious consumer regime on credit, on lay away, more debt we grow for shopping is the holy grail we know ~ fall on your knees before…

Jingle Bell Rock

~ ding dong the grinch is calling my investments are falling the losses cut like a knife tainting my emotional life triggering old stories full of pain, not glories will I ever learn to thrive or shall I quit this jive sleigh bells are ringing children keep singing Christmas spirit is here if only I…