November -a Month of Gratitude

What am I grateful for today – November 11th? A home Electricity Food Employment Art Music Freedom of Expression Faith Prayer Colors Green and Blue Photography Hiking and Walking Traveling Kindness of Others Love and Smiles Peaceful Moments Writing Laughing out Loud Miracles Children Friendship

October Morning

The sun has not risen; I peer out the Window to see the stars flickering high above in the darkness; The house is quiet and cool; My mind wanders in this moment and to the day ahead; A hike awaits – Somewhere in the Western North Carolina Mountains. The Fall foliage is beginning to peak and […]

July has arrived

And with it – Fireflies Beautiful Sunrises and Sunsets Hot temperatures Waterfalls to be explored Afternoon Thunderstorms and Clouds galore Walks in the morning ; During the day, work and art to be done Reading and creating something fun; When evening comes, the feet go up and rest is won; Enjoy your day, come what may; Birds, flowers, […]

What I’ve learned in 2015

    How to distinguish true  friends How to play What ‘family’ means How much more I love my children That I can lean on my husband when necessary How much I appreciate nature and the outdoors – especially the trees That God is always present for me and everyone else A 12-Step Program really does […]

Late September, Gratitude and an amazing Flower

Late September As the days become shorter, my determination to get out into the daylight is more prevalent than ever. I thank God for the gift of sight and sound, the ability to walk, create and speak. Today while walking the grounds of the Biltmore Estate with my husband, my eyes and my camera couldn’t help […]