Sunday Trees (Tips for Resting and Square Breathing Technique)

__ I started this post for Tina Schell’s Lens-Artists’ theme of “TAKING A BREAK” earlier this month (here) – I did not have a chance to finish it – so here it is today.  Doesn’t that tree look like it is resting – and taking a break??  __ As many readers know – a lot … More Sunday Trees (Tips for Resting and Square Breathing Technique)

A Morning on the Lake (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #56) & Cool Change song…

The lens-artist theme this week is Seascape or Lakeshore (here) For my take, I bring you to Lake Erie (Ontario side).  Let’s go for a mid-morning walk. It is still early. Quiet. And the shadows are fun. I made some art out of a piece of driftwood – put my sister’s family names on it – … More A Morning on the Lake (Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #56) & Cool Change song…

Between the Lines & Lens-Artists #53 (Triumph Song Lay It on the Line)

Happy Sunday Readers –  The lens-artists team is celebrating their first anniversary and when it came across my desk, I was already working on BETWEEN THE LINES for Friendly Friday Photo Challenge (here).   The “between the lines” photos just so happened to fit the word prompts from lens-artists – So in this post, I invite you … More Between the Lines & Lens-Artists #53 (Triumph Song Lay It on the Line)

A Wild and Simple Kinda Sunday (#OWS & Lens-Artists #48)

Happy Sunday Readers –  The lens-artists theme this week (here) is “Wild” – and here are a few photos to connect to the theme: Sweater of many colors- a little wild…. colors and fringe –  this is her art. Must’ve been a wild n’ crazy night: Now check out this WILD price for a set … More A Wild and Simple Kinda Sunday (#OWS & Lens-Artists #48)

Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth (Lens-Artists 47, #OWS, Sunday Trees)

The theme for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge (here) relates to five elements: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth Amy invites us to “interpret metal, wood, water, fire, and earth with your favorite photos to express ‘the only home we’ve ever known’. Feel free to choose one, two… or all five elements.” My take:    Combining Sunday … More Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth (Lens-Artists 47, #OWS, Sunday Trees)

Bike Photos & Emily Dickinson’s Truth Can Blind poem (Lens-Artists DELICATE)

Hello Readers, The month of May continues to move on and I am still exploring Emily Dickinson’s poetry. The lens-artists theme this week is DELICATE (here) and this reminded me of Emily’s poem about delivering TRUTH. Sharing truth with someone – or grasping a truth for ourselves – can be a delicate matter. Here is … More Bike Photos & Emily Dickinson’s Truth Can Blind poem (Lens-Artists DELICATE)

Finding a Lift from Nature (A Bird Came Down the Walk poem by Emily Dickinson)

Hello Readers. Happy Sunday to you. My theme for this post is “Finding a Lift from Nature” First – some trees.    As many readers know, during May 2019 I am featuring some of Emily Dickinson’s poetry.  Archives are HERE Today’s poem share is A Bird Came Down the Walk. The number for this poem is … More Finding a Lift from Nature (A Bird Came Down the Walk poem by Emily Dickinson)

Time for Art #6 (COLOR TALK & Lens-artist HARMONY, Emily Dickinson Nature poem)

Happy Sunday Readers.  The Lens-Artist theme this week is HARMONY.   Here is my take:   List of Emily Dickinson’s 1,775 Poems HERE A little info about color theory:     __   Would you care to join in with the lens-artist photo challenge? Go HERE to join #Lens-Artists THIS WEEK and go here for general … More Time for Art #6 (COLOR TALK & Lens-artist HARMONY, Emily Dickinson Nature poem)

LESS IS MORE Lens-Artist #43 (Pruning, Neapolitan Blooms, and KETTLEBELL Workout)

The lens-artist theme is LESS IS MORE this week (here).   For my take, I have photos from this weekend.  First – We prune back certain shrubs and plants because they are healthier this way. __ Second, I was visiting family in Charlottesville this week. I looked up to see this beautiful color towering over … More LESS IS MORE Lens-Artist #43 (Pruning, Neapolitan Blooms, and KETTLEBELL Workout)

CREATIVE Lens-Artist #42 (LOVE at the ART MUSEUM and Sean McConnell’s Alien Song)

The lens-artist theme is CREATIVE this week (here).   For my take, I am bringing you to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  I enjoyed this creative piece called Woven City (2017) by Diana Al-Hadid: Love was in the air at the museum and this was a creative place to propose: __ There was a … More CREATIVE Lens-Artist #42 (LOVE at the ART MUSEUM and Sean McConnell’s Alien Song)