When we're growing up, specifically, when we're toddlers, we learn a certain amount of autonomy, and are proud of being able to do things on our own. We have this new skill and knowledge set and want to practice it, but often the adult 'experts' in our lives want to think we are not capable … Continue reading I do it myself.
All this talk about dreams and life changes, and I haven't even given much of a mention to the guy who has supported me in all of this. Ever since we met in college, Jym has been encouraging me to meet people, do things, go places. He's been the one to try to convince me … Continue reading Those who support our dreams…
It's summer Olympics time, as everyone knows, and we've been watching it off and on. I don't tend to enjoy the summer games as much as the winter...since my favorite event is the Luge. But last night, we were watching men's gymnastics, when a certain gymnast from Ireland caught my attention. As they told the … Continue reading I can’t do WHAT?
Can you stand another post about juicing? Too bad....it's part of my life now, so will probably make a regular appearance. Every time I juice, I'm amazed how much mostly dry fiber comes out the waste shoot. And also how much juice remains behind. Every day, it's a slightly different flavor. I have only had … Continue reading More Juice, Please
That's what it feels like sometimes, anyway. But I'm learning to break out of my shell and just DO it.And then there's this one....
Have to do a long computer backup tonight, so no poetry, photo or musing tonight. Have a good one!!
Driving home from an evening out and about, we pass along a section of road that is close to the Puget Sound. I love to travel along this route. It sates my need for being by the ocean.
Sore fingers, broken skin Rough callouses, aching joints Late nights and wrinkled clothes Pins and needles, fallen threads Pattern pieces, scraps, jewels All scattered about my tables Motor humming, needle jumping Stashes of bobbins wound Hooks and eyes ready To hold them fast and tight Music starts, nerves vibrate The lights glow bright and warm Will seams … Continue reading I Dance the Dream
What is stress? A quick search on Dictionary.com produced this result: World English Dictionary stress (strɛs) — n 1. special emphasis or significance attached to something 2. mental, emotional, or physical strain or tension 3. emphasis placed upon a syllable by pronouncing it moreloudly than those that surround it 4. such emphasis as part of a regular rhythmic beat in music or poetry 5. a syllable so emphasized 6. physics a. force or a system of forces producing deformation or strain b. the force acting per unit area I rather like the definition of 6a, because it's not just true in the realm of physics, but in our emotional life as … Continue reading Stressing the Point
Some say it is in your eyes Some say it is in your heart Others say it is in your mind To be true beauty It must be experienced With all of the senses, Physically, spiritually, Logically, emotionally. Even something or someone That would normally be passed by Is beautiful in the right eyes...heart...mind If … Continue reading Beauty Belongs to the Beholder