Love is…New Years and New Purpose (a Reflection)

"Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one" -Brad Paisley 2012 was a year full of contradictions and extremes. It was a year full of struggle, loss, and change. It was a year that started off with health problems and a bout of depression and ended in a … Continue reading Love is…New Years and New Purpose (a Reflection)

Photo Journey Part 5

The 30 Days of Creativity adventure continues! Day 21: Doodle Something and Document it: Day 22: Explore a Neglected Body Part Day 23: Transform Something Boring and Mundane into Something Interesting Day 24: Capture Something Vibrant! Day 25: Capture Something in Black and White 21. [find your spark]: I was trying to find a message … Continue reading Photo Journey Part 5

Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

Ahh, so the patience and gentleness and breathing and leaning-into-the-discomfort-of -feeling-blocked worked wonders. The pause. The space. The letting go. I woke up this morning groggy, but way more grounded. Behind my heavy eyes, the old excitement hid. I could feel it. I left for my walk to work and everything was illuminated with wonder … Continue reading Ways of Seeing – How to Transform the Mundane into Wonder

Love is…beautiful friends & committing to what you love

The 120 Day 'Do What You Love' challenge by Pollyanna Darling. I've got more than enough challenges and projects going on, but if anyone is interested in taking this inspiring challenge on, go for it!  What do you love? What do you want to commit yourself to? buying a stainless steel water bottle with a moose … Continue reading Love is…beautiful friends & committing to what you love

Photo Journey Part 1

30 Days of Creativity Days 1-5 Capture an Interesting Texture Capture Something from a Different Angle Find Something with Primary Colours Capture Something Sensual Take a New Route/Explore a New Area and Document It cracked chocolate creme brulee a peek inside my martini glass (with a chocolate kiss at the bottom) rainbow flag draped over … Continue reading Photo Journey Part 1

Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

So, the kick-your-ass (in a really good way) inspiring 30 days of creativity project begins again today! Holy crap, I can’t believe it’s been a year already since I first made my attempt at it. To be honest, I initially hesitated about committing myself to it (last year, a deficit in self-reflection and lack of … Continue reading Love is….the 30 Days of Creativity Challenge

Love is…hang outs with my favourite canine pal

The lovely Bossy Femme's latest post features incredibly adorable photos of her best lady friend along with a mega-amusing narrative of their interactions and connection. She invited people to share photos of their own favourite pet friends. So, to my amusement and delight (and Lily's canine version of an 'eye roll'), I whipped out my … Continue reading Love is…hang outs with my favourite canine pal