• The Possibility of the Impossible

    When the object and the subject of my prayer become one, I can move mountains. I know this to be true, for I have experienced it firsthand. It requires an intensity of focus that is not easy to achieve and only comes with practice. Some call it meditation. But I call it prayer. Many of… Continue Reading

  • Porch Chair Rocking

    September 18, 2015 Summer’s ending, Autumn’s pending. Porch chair rocking, sipping brew. Last year’s promise, this year’s beauty. Seed heads blooming, rainbow hue. Zinnia nectar luring, calling. Flitter, flutter, wings bewitched. Pretty petals, beauty flaring. Rocking, rocking, life enriched. Summers hummers, zipping, dipping Tasting nectar with a sip. Ruby-throated wonder zooming, Getting ready, lengthy trip.… Continue Reading

  • Captain of my ship

    September 6, 2015 I like to think I am in control of myself, captain of my ship, sailing where I wish, but I confess I was not. I was living my life glued to the computer screen. It’s important for a writer, who uses a keyboard and computer, to sit by a screen, but it… Continue Reading

  • Could You? Would You? Eat Your Weeds?

    July 2, 2015 A great quote by Dr. Seuss: Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.  I’m a photographer. I notice beauty. I admit to noticing lush green lawns, but I don’t see beauty. I admit to noticing weedless gardens full… Continue Reading

  • Peace in the Garden

    June 24, 2015 When I was a teenager Grandma used to tell me, “Don’t worry about what other people think because other people are busy thinking about themselves.” Now that I am an adult, I confess, sometimes I do worry about what other people think. Knowing my faults and limitations, my mind weaves a web… Continue Reading

  • Zinnia Joy!

    September 20, 2014 It’s summer’s end- let’s celebrate zinnias!   If I were a bumblebee, I would buzz about here. If I were a butterfly, I would flit about here.   But I am none of these, so I sit among the blooms dreaming a rainbow splashed dream- ever grateful I planted just one packet… Continue Reading