Five Minutes

What if someone said “you have five minutes to tell me about ______, about whatever the topic was to be?” You have five minutes to covey your feelings and thoughts. What will you say first? What is your leading point going to be? What will you follow it up with? And how will your closeContinue reading “Five Minutes”

Waiting on Spring

Today, I noticed that the tulips near my mailbox have bloomed. I love it when the flowers emerge from the ground, bud, and then bloom as the petals open. There is such beauty in the refreshing spring growth. Things have been dormant and are now ready to begin anew again. I am always refreshed byContinue reading “Waiting on Spring”

Wordless Wednesday – HSE Style

Having recently learned how to apply the Harris Shutter Effect, I present to you my rendition of the HSE as applied to grass blowing in the wind – Kaleidoscope version for your Wordless Wednesday. Enjoy – be well my friends.

Random Thoughts

Do you ever think about what tomorrow will hold? You know, plan ahead and think about the things you would like to do to fill your day? Today I was doing just that and I began to find myself having a series of random thoughts. “I wonder where my bicycle helmet is? I wonder whyContinue reading “Random Thoughts”

Finding the Right Tools

I am starting today’s blog slightly different than usual. Normally, I post a kaleidoscope photograph near the title. Today the photo is not a kaleidoscope. This hammer is a piece of art created by Jordan Gayle Dodd. Jordan is an artist in Tennessee, she made this from wire and copper, it is entitled Paved Paradise.Continue reading “Finding the Right Tools”

Wordless Wednesday… Another New Thing

I have learned that many who blog have a post entitled Wordless Wednesday in which they post photos, but no commentary. Just photos and perhaps a brief description of the photo. I have decided to try this. Next week I shall try for less words. For this week this is my Wordless Wednesday post. IContinue reading “Wordless Wednesday… Another New Thing”

Rest for the Weary, and for the Rest of Us Too

Rest, do you ever think about it? I mean seriously and intentionally plan rest into your day or week? Sometimes it seems we are going so fast we forget to stop. You know the old saying stop and take time to smell the flowers? While I think that’s a great idea, I am actually purposingContinue reading “Rest for the Weary, and for the Rest of Us Too”

Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows

I had the privilege of spending part of my weekend in a youth archery event. These events are always interesting to me. There are parents and children from different walks of life gathered from all over the state with one common denominator; a child who shoots archery. There are youth from all age ranges andContinue reading “Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows”

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

I am trying something new this week.  Trying new things is not always something I do particularly well.  I like to try new things if it’s something that I wanted to try. Does that make sense? I like to do new things like a new hobby, going to a new movie or learning a newContinue reading “Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone”