Autumn is a season for counting our blessings. For realizing just how much we have in life where so many others are without. It can often be easy to take things for granted. Things which millions of people desperately dream of having. By pausing for a moment, and looking around with mindfulness, we can find a new center. Begin with fresh energy.
Artwork takes us on this journey of appreciating the beauty in every day. The shimmering violet of a flower’s petal. The rich glow of autumn foliage. The masterpiece of a luminous sunset.
Poetry shimmers with vision. The delicate parasol of Queen Anne’s lace. The coy flirtations of a luminous moon. The charcoal tears of raindrops in dust.
Fiction draws us in to worlds which could easily be our own. A grandmother whose memories gambol and fade. A woman who relives the fears of a long-distant past. A young man who treasures every day he has left to him.
Non-Fiction invites us into a fellow traveler’s world. A woman meets her adopted daughter for the first time. A brother comes to terms with the untimely passing of a beloved sister. A woman’s life takes a detour which strengthens her courage. A young girl survives a tragic accident and realizes she’s lucky to be alive.
We are all on this big blue marble for the fleetest of moments. A few whirls around a star and our journey is complete. There is so much to treasure in every day. There are so many fellow humans we can gently touch and lift up. If only with a smile – if only with a kind word.
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Only 2 more days until the Millbury Barnes & Noble hosts me, Mandi Lynn, TE Carter, and Lisa A Kramer for a TeenFest Seminar! The fun starts on Sat 9/23 at 1pm. Come and ask the authors anything!
Only 3 more days until the Millbury Barnes & Noble hosts me, Mandi Lynn, TE Carter, and Lisa A Kramer for a TeenFest Seminar! The fun starts on Sat 9/23 at 1pm. Come and ask the authors anything!
Book 8 in my zoo cozy mystery short story series is going live! This one’s set at the Tampa zoo; I visited there with my sister. The cutie is a bontebok. Next up in this series will be the trip I made with Bob and James (and James’ girlfriend) to the Capron Park Zoo in Massachusetts :). That’s where Bob took that award-winning snake photo. Hmmm … maybe the plot should feature the snake …
Morning yoga was lovely on the back porch. The pepper plants are tinging red. Autumn is approaching! I love the seasons here. If you haven’t done any yoga yet today, do some simple head circles. Every bit helps! #namaste
Morning yoga time. I did love visiting Alaska and Myrtle Beach but it’s SO nice to be back home; to do yoga overlooking my own meadowy back yard. We still have a few hummingbirds! #namaste
Morning yoga time. I’m just back from a week in Myrtle Beach, SC – a gorgeous region. I did my yoga each morning on the porch. We were so fortunate that the storm only gently touched us on the last day. #namaste
Evening meditation time. Other floors on our cruise ship had paintings styled after Renoir, Monet, etc.
My floor had … this. Just what is this based on??
Evening meditation time. A bit of photography light-painting from my Alaska cruise, using the cruise ship overhead lights. Every moment offers beauty if you look for it. #namaste
I enjoyed a lovely yoga & hula hoop session today. It brings focus & energy to the entire day. Plus natural weight loss.
Have you done your yoga today? Even a few minutes helps! #namaste