elephants, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 367

 This week Awesome Stories brings you trying, systemic changes, and remarkable elephants. Trying Yoda from Star Wars is famous for saying “Do or do not, there is no try” but Mandy Harvey wrote an original song that is all about trying and not giving up in the face of adversity. She lost her hearing due…

spring delights, poetry

Urban Delights

Urban Delights ~ Urban scenery springtime in the neighborhood brings hidden allure ~           ~ The truth is that I’d rather be out in a beautiful pristine mountain forest, filled with trees, flowers, and running water. But, I’ve also learned to appreciate the urban scenery, especially the various styles of homes and…

hunger, fire, rebirth, poetry

Hunger Games

Hunger Games ~ the hunger burns and must be fed devouring all in its path irreverent to rules and norms it consumes indiscriminately killing all life in its path beware the hunger ~ I just finished reading the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzane Collins. I enjoyed the engaging characters and storyline. Suzane weaves a captivating…

Gazi, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 366

This week Awesome Stories brings you bionic drumming, compassionate care, and healing waters. Driven by Compassion Gazi Jalaluddin grew up with extreme poverty, where he and his family often didn’t have enough to eat or money to go to school like many of his fellow villagers. Gazi started pulling rickshaws at 13, and later learned to drive a…

spring, love, poetry

Spring Fling 3

Spring Fling 3 ~ your beauty a siren song I fling myself at your tender buds lost in alluring aromas heady scents cling to my body my senses burst open filled with the scent of lust I surrender to your charms ~ Spring continues to astound and delight me with her festive displays. New life is…

dancing, poetry

¡Viva El Baile!

¡Viva El Baile! ~ feel the passion embrace the thrill become the rhythm and move your feet entangle your partner flow with the music awaken your spirit long live the dance ~ Viva la España.    This post is my fun tribute and response to Brooke’s tribute to Sevilla, Spain. Reading Brooke’s post brought back fun associations…

nature, Awesome Stories, Earth Day

Awesome Stories 365

This week Awesome Stories bring you walking for love, the tip of time, soul food, and Earth Day. Walking for Love Matt Hopwood has spent years walking around the United Kingdom, collecting love stories from people he meets along the way. It started with Matt wanting to create more meaning in his life and build…

art, Cheryl Kellar

Pastel Goddess

Pastel Goddess ~ my eyes fill with desire touched by lips of fire wobbly knees turn to jelly as fear grips my belly I bow before your grace and beg to kiss your face ~ Cheryl Kellar is a modern goddess of art and creativity. Besides these gorgeous watercolor paintings, she brings a flair to everything…

tulips, spring, poetry

A Parade of Colors

A Parade of Colors ~ dancing along the square flowers to delight the senses and mend broken fences spring is such a grand affair love filled with magic and flair we hold the joy in our hearts to brighten those darker parts thankful for a parade of colors ~

life, growth, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 364

This week Awesome Stories brings you climate solutions, compassionate care, and healthy change. Climate Solutions People need solutions. They don’t need more data, they need narrative. ..The only way we’re going to get out of this is to have a practical vision that we can all work towards. ~ Paul Hawken I agree with Paul Hawken’s view…