Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it! ~Attributed to Goethe by W.H. Murray in The Scottish Himalayan Expedition The boldness of taking action, especially when I don’t know how everything will play out, sets things in motion I couldn’t even imagine. On this … More Whatever you can do…
Today, my son and I were driving down the road, listening to “Hippie Radio” when a song came on that I had never heard. Part of the tune was whistled. Taylor, who is twelve, said, “I like songs that have whistling in them.” I’m not sure why, but that made my whole body smile. (Do … More Ten Things on Tuesday from Twelve-Year-Old Taylor
This photo was taken with my iPhone 5S. The tomatoes are from my garden. There is an art to growing things, and then there is something else about making them into a work of art. Both are gratifying. Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge, Week 4: Challenger’s Choice – Still Life.
A few days ago, I posted a link to a podcast entitled The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People. It seems as though a message usually comes to me in multiple ways within a discrete window of time. This week is a prime example. The title of the message at my church today was “Is … More Pain in the Posterior vs. Partner in Progress
Although I wasn’t too happy with what these Japanese Beetles were doing to my Knock Out Roses, I couldn’t resist the urge to snap the photos of these critters on one of their host plants. I love flowers, I’m fascinated by critters, and I have a phoneography fetish… not a bad combination.
My counselor gave me a journaling assignment today. She asked me if I had ever journaled and I told her that I write every day. Although it isn’t technically a journal, this blog often serves the same purpose. It lets me get my thoughts out of my head where I can then look at them … More Out of Hiding
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. ~Arthur Ashe On this Wisdom Wednesday, I am reminded that I used to want conditions to be perfect before embarking on a new endeavor. I have learned that if I wait until I am an expert, until I have everything I need, and … More Start where you are…
The link below is to a podcast that was generated from a question I posed in relation to a previous podcast produced by the Institute for Self Actualization (isa). It contains some useful tips for dealing with people that “get under your skin.” It is the sixth in a series entitled isa Experience Podcast: Wake … More The Secret to Dealing with Difficult People
This was taken with my iPhone 5S, using the Noir filter. It is actually the work space in my bedroom. Black & White is my favorite week of the challenge, and I particularly like the stark contrast between the ultrabook and the headphones. I like the light reflected from the water bottle and the … More Workspace (Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge)