Discovering the Great in the Outdoors

Our favorite recreational activity is spending time in the great outdoors. Finally reaching a sweet spot, we are now primed to head out and explore. My lover of parks and I perfecting what we pack in the car, before traveling north, south, east, or west. Discovering barely worn trails, both near and far, is always …

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Pause, Rest, and Take a Deep Breath

Thank you for clicking through and reading my posts. Words and photos, carefully chosen with you in mind. In a world full of uncertainty, rush, and strife I want your brief time in my digital space to enrich and nourish your life. An inspired space to pause, rest, and take a deep breath. For just …

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Nonstop Rain, the Mighty Rogue River, and a Swimming Bald Eagle

Relentless rain transformed the park near my home into a lake. I haven’t left my city all week and yet I feel as though I have been transported to another location, as I have watched the dry Sonoran Desert turn into an expansive wet landscape. A magical transformation, that has also been treacherous for many, …

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Only So Many Days

Life sometimes delivers a diversion from what currently is and reveals all that can be. That is exactly what happened to me. I was walking a familiar path that had become stagnant and uninspired.   Looking for the light, I found only fragments of the sun’s rays here and there. I kept walking, accepting that …

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Making More Space for Hellos

My intentional change journey involves taking steps to live my best life, now. An important aspect of this process is releasing possessions, thoughts, memories, relationships, and routines that do not support me on this path. Writing and sharing allows me to clear my crowded closets and frees up valuable space. My poem, letter, or whatever …

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Free Your Story

This week's post comes to you in the form of verse. I was inspired to write the poem, "A Story Set Free," after sharing space with several courageous truth/storytellers in Sandra Marinella's, "The Story You Need to Tell" workshop. The poem also describes my "50 Life Stories" writing journey over the last two months. I …

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Rediscovering a Passion and Connecting to a Legacy

Relearning to slow down and see the world through a camera lens. Pictured here looking through my dad's lens, that I recently inherited. One of my goals, during my inspirational and intentional change journey, is to reconnect with my passions. Passions that I have either neglected for too many years, or passions I have yet …

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