Weekly Photo Challenge ~ “Muse”

So, this challenge is  “So what’s your muse — what subject do you turn to frequently, more inspired each time?” Well, those who read my blog often know that I often walk on a trail on the river’s edge here..and love taking photos there.  I love taking photos of my family and friends and their family and friends…capturing little ‘ordinary’ moments.  But a place that I don’t readily admit to going back to time and time again is …cemeteries.  I absolutelyRead more

Just Passing Through…

I went to school in a rush today, and left behind me a wake of needs answered and needs unmet.  I walked into work with a myriad of needs to be addressed, some ordinary, some extra.  I checked things off the list, and tried to be “all there” in the midst of putting out this fire or that, checking off this list or that.  And at 11:00, it hit me.  The funeral was today. A teacher who had retired hadRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ ‘New’

I watched as he tried to read the words on the time-weathered tombstone.  And I smiled.  I get it.  The stories of people we’ve never even met or known?  They matter.  And sometimes what is ‘old’ is ‘new’.   Sometimes the old inspires the new as the new appreciates the old.  Sometimes, when time is taken, history can teach, inspire, and makes us dream.  Sometimes, time passes, but the important things so stay the same. A life well lived isRead more

Daily Prompt ~ “Eye of the Beholder”

Sometimes we find beauty in unexpected places. Love that. Eye of the Beholder Bathed in morning light this place often bathed in tears Light breathes hope into life’s darkest hours Beauty lives in the eye of the beholder In the light of the truth they embrace For what is seen is so very often the intangible, the unseen, the beauty that breathes from within to see that which is ‘without’ the beauty that inspires and sees and allows one toRead more