Dots & Spots with Amy Cuddy Reminder to Stand Tall (#WQWWC)

The lens-artist theme is “dots and spots” and the weekly writing prompt is “healing” – this post addresses both: The spring leaf drop from this little, potted shrub looked like little dots on the ground.    My husband is growing strawberries.  I think this year he will harvest about 50 berries. Hahahah – he grew … More Dots & Spots with Amy Cuddy Reminder to Stand Tall (#WQWWC)

Guitar Hotel Photos and Anvil Quotes (#WQWWC March 3rd, 2021)

The Always Write quote challenge has the theme of Citizenship this week. My thoughts for this week were inspired by two different photos of the Guitar Hotel in South Florida.  The first photo has many power lines – the second photo has none.  So interesting.  The change in a few yards is drastic.    The … More Guitar Hotel Photos and Anvil Quotes (#WQWWC March 3rd, 2021)

Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Virginia Nature Photos (#WQWWC)

    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 (#WQWWC)

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)