I listened to wistful voices I applauded accomplishments I realized challenges I recognized hopes I saw the dreams I cried for losses I watched faces I laughed at the jokes I hoped for the futures I feared inactivity I dreamed of equality I planned my actions I felt the urgency I heard the truth My… Continue reading 2020 Democratic National Convention
On a morning dog walk this week I was reminded of the freedom our feathered friends enjoy. Near the Parroquia, a vendor throws corn out each morning feeding the pigeons roosting on ledges and roofs of nearby buildings. It is a routine they know and expect, and the feeder seems to find joy in his… Continue reading Birds Fly Free
It is amazing how self-imposed lockdown can create such diverse thoughts from varied souls who also are spending hours encased in the confines of their limited physical environments. How’s that for a run-on sentence? My 9th grade English teacher would be splashing red ink all over my assignment if I had turned it in as… Continue reading Do We Dare?
Happy July 4th–Independence Day in the United States The sky on fire with sound and light Flames dance and dart and fill the night Blues, reds and whites explode with ahhs Perhaps our cry for freedom’s cause With fireworks’ splendor hope takes flight This is my constribution to Patricia’s Place In Other Words with the… Continue reading Fireworks for Freedom
July 4, 2018 Can I celebrate this day the way I have past Independence Days: without thought, concern, doubt, fear, disgust, or alarm? The question plagues me as I watch the sun rise on this two hundred and forty-second birthday of the United States of America. On this day more than two centuries ago a… Continue reading July 4, 2018
Finally, I’m off on my travels to our southern neighbor, that would be Mexico in case you are wondering which neighbor I’m referencing. My sis and I are renting a home in San Miguel de Allende for several months and it is wonderful to be on our way, after weeks of planning and preparing for… Continue reading I’m Traveling to Where?
The floodgates of old age are opening, and I’m floating down stream in a rapid current. What does that mean, you ask? Well, let me explain, since you asked. I marched into my beauty salon last week, and announced I wanted a swatch of my hair tinted/dyed pink! We aren’t talking pastel pink. We are… Continue reading Nice Girl Hair
This week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge theme is ‘Dance’, and it gives me the opportunity to share a couple of photos I took while in San Miguel, Mexico recently. This group of dancers did a remarkable routine showing grace, fun, and stamina that was outstanding. The pictures don’t do their efforts justice, but hopefully you… Continue reading Dance…And Free the Spirit–WPC Photo Challenge
Claudette at ceenea.com has come up with a new word: emotography, combining emotions and photography. The idea is to post a picture you’ve taken that illicits an emotional response and share your thoughts about that. So here is my contribution to Emotography. This picture allows me to take a deep breath, filling my lungs with… Continue reading Emotography–My Soul is Touched