Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Virginia Nature Photos

    The Always Write quote challenge has the theme of RESPONSIBLE this week.  I decided to use some Henry David Thoreau quotes – to remind us that we are responsible for our wellness. **** *** Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge #WQWWC Photos taken Fall 2020 on a short camping trip in Virginia   Hope your week is … More Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Virginia Nature Photos

Consider Artsy Winter Trees and Pete Springer’s Thoughts on Success (#SquareUp Day 30)

    ****   Sometime last year (way back when in that weird year of 2020) – I had the pleasure of meeting author Pete Springer (thanks Norah @readilearn). His quote on success was worth sharing:   Doesn’t that bird seem to be leavin’ and saying, “I’m outta here” – well that is me right now – … More Consider Artsy Winter Trees and Pete Springer’s Thoughts on Success (#SquareUp Day 30)

Consider Using a Quote to Spruce Up a Post (#SquareUp Day 13)

It is Wednesday and helping to host the Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge (#WQWWC) this week here. The challenge invites you to use a theme, which is PERSISTENCE this week, and then also use quotes to inspire, or spruce Up, a blog post.   Quote #1 “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can … More Consider Using a Quote to Spruce Up a Post (#SquareUp Day 13)

Consider Making the Most of Plan C (2020 in Review)

For today’s post, joining in with Terri’s Sunday Stills and Lens Artists’ Favorite photos of 2020 Starting off with my top photo from 2020. Here are two unedited photos from about 8 different takes. The first one has that second bird lower right, and the second one has a bit more sky so you can feel … More Consider Making the Most of Plan C (2020 in Review)

Consider Colonel Sanders started KFC at 65 (#SquareUp Day 6)

For today’s square photo, these seeds tumbled my way one day while writing in the yard. Recently, I was on a walk and saw these tall trees. The one standing high above the rest reminded “me” to stand tall and strong.  Isn’t it cool how so much growth comes from one small, starter seed? Let us … More Consider Colonel Sanders started KFC at 65 (#SquareUp Day 6)

Consider the Terrain Theory of Health (SquareUp Day2)

For Day 2 of Becky’s Squareup: Second part of the post today features a snippet from Deepak Chopra’s book, “Perfect Health.” Note that in the first snippet (page 21) Deepak Chopra pointed out that our current culture – the doctors – tend to pay too much attention to the “differences among diseases” rather than the differences “among people.” … More Consider the Terrain Theory of Health (SquareUp Day2)

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything (2020 Countdown Day 10)

 It is #twosday and I am joining in with Cee’s Black and White Photo challenge (here) because this week the theme is: “two of anything” –  Here is my take: We try not to drink Keurig pods (because we want less exposure to plastics) but earlier this year we had this delicious “Culture Blend” – and what a … More Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Two of Anything (2020 Countdown Day 10)

Two-for-Tuesday: Quotes, Birds at the Birdbaths, Pride & Prejudice Art, Street Shots

Hello readers – It is #twosday and my last Two for Tuesday post was in May.  So lets two this. Two Quotes   Did you catch that first part of the quote? “For every bird that is taken by a hawk, there a hundred still singing in the trees” Two Bird Art Pieces My birdbath does … More Two-for-Tuesday: Quotes, Birds at the Birdbaths, Pride & Prejudice Art, Street Shots