• musings project

    another day.

    live | think | breathe

    july 2018

    juggle. judge. jolly

    "Stop trying to find the forest and just enjoy the trees.”

    all the same

    ...no.... you pick

    What have we here?

    “Photography is essentially a personal matter - a search for inner truth.”

    ~ Inge Morath

    Child of mine, I will never do for you that which I know you can do for yourself. I will never rob you of an opportunity to show yourself your ability and talent. I will see you at all times as the capable, effective, powerful creator that you've come forth to be. And I will stand back as your most avid cheerleading section. But I will not do for you that which you have intended to do for yourself. Anything you need from me, ask. I'm always here to compliment or assist. I am here to encourage your growth, not to justify my experience through you."

    ~ Esther Abraham-Hicks

    “My life has taught me that there is a wealth of strength within us, there is nothing we cannot handle. Life presents it’s purpose and beauty in all sorts of ways. The trick is to stay open to one’s strength, to not deny or strive to prove it, but rather to simply have it.”

    ~ Matthew Sanford

    june 2018

    joy. journey. justify.

    "Never apologize for how you feel. No one can control how they feel. The sun doesn’t apologize for being the sun. The rain doesn’t say sorry for falling. Feelings just are."
    ~ Iain S. Thomas

    Sculpture Park
    Elliott Bay - June 2018

     

    "Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward."
    ~ Vernon Law

    To understand this “ Craving” fullest, one must understand three tings..

    1.Understanding the Not Self.(The mind (Soul) is also ever changing)

    2.Understanding the Impermanence.

    3.Understanding the Sufferings .

    Understanding these three things helps to eradicate Hatred, Illusion, Wickedness, Retaliation, Jealousy, Arrogance, Cheating, Miserly, Delaying and Ignorance

    may 2018

    make. mend. master.

    life food

     

    A true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.

    To all of those men and women that gave the ultimate sacrifice - their life - for me and my country.

    I am forever grateful and thankful.

    the view

     

    “I learned without her saying a word that there are truly many ways to pray, and lighting a candle is one of them.”

    dance like no one is watching

    dolphin delight

    april 2018

    abloom. alive. awake.

    EarthDay. BirthDay.

    i shall bloom where I am planted

    “What greater gift than the love of a cat.”
    ~ Charles Dickens

    april flowers..........

     

    Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.

    march 2018

    memorable. merry. mighty.

    starry, starry night

    butterfly beauty

    Baby you can drive my car
    Yes I'm gonna be a star
    Baby you can drive my car
    And maybe I'll love you

    march

    send me an angel

    The petals of a lotus are arranged in concentric layers, and when the lotus blooms, each one opens in succession to reveal the ones inside. This gradual opening in stages has been used as a metaphor to describe how we attain higher levels of self-realization and consciousness as we progress spiritually.

    february 2018

    love. give. express.

    "Life is a precious and fragile gift, to be cherished and celebrated each day as the very special occasion that it is..."
    ~ Mary Anne Byrne

    love for all

    february

    i love. you love. we love.

    thoughtful living

    for the love of the moon

    january 2018

    change. live. resolve.

    pure pink

    with my own 2 hands

    "Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."
    ~ Buddha

    polar perfection

    woo art gallery - chiang mai, thailand

    505 steps to enlightenment

    december 2017

    love. family. friends. share.

    Just because you can't see something, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

    It is in the giving that we receive.

    San Francisco - City Lights Books

    december 2016

    tis' the season

    fa la la la la la la la la

    oh baby, it's cold outside

    Stormy morning in Spofford, NH. This house was built in the 1800's as living quarters

    for workers at the local brush handle factory.

    Photo by Jeff Newcomer 

    let it snow....let it snow.....let it snow

    winter

    simple. celebration.

    Photo credits: Walther & Co

    joy & laughter

    decorate

    november 2017

    love. life. art. thanks. giving.

    “When a cat flatters ... he is not insincere: you may safely take it for real kindness.”

     

    love.

    thank you for representing the freedom I need to live. my. life.

    art in thailand

    "I am too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours in greener."

    Fall Florals

    alex elle - she says it perfectly

    november 8, 2017

    true colors

    bullshit

    “Typically I come home, shower, eat dinner, and then get into bed and watch some of my favorite shows ― ‘Family Guy’ or ‘Adventure Time.’ And then go to sleep, just to be able to wake up for the next day.” Skylar Brandt, Soloist at American Ballet Theater.

    Photo Credit: Damon Dahlen

    Giving Thanks today and everyday

    and then there is a new day

    october 2017

    life. love. art.

    "Life shows up in art on the streets. I see myself there."

    october 2, 2107

    "The simplicity of all living things is right in front of me"

    october 7, 2017

    "Teaching me what you know was brilliant."

    october 9, 2017

    "I really can't stay put, oh the places I'll go....."

    october 10, 2017

    "I saw an angel last night in my dreams. She Spoke. To. Me."

    october 13, 2017

    "Take me with you. I will never leave."

    october 15, 2017

    "Cozy afternoons with just us."

    october 16, 2017

    "Keep me close for safe keeping"

    October 17, 2017

    "Let me work, let me play, let me wallow in the day"

    october 17, 2017

    Ryan Conners . Kilkennycatart

    CAT in Ugly Christmas Sweater Original Folk Art Painting

     

    "Always been in love and even owned a convertible bug. Pure Heaven on Earth."

    Turtleneck + Wide-Leg Pants + Sneakers

    www.goop.com

    "Here comes that rainy day feeling again....."

    october 18, 2017

    Iris Apfel

    Fashion Icon Extraordinaire

    october 19, 2107

    love these lights

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