Christchurch · killings · musings · New Zealand · violence

Peaceful and Peaceloving New Zealand

Mass killings, white supremacy, hatred, violence, and New Zealand in the same sentence? Impossible. Or so I thought. They can’t be allied in my mind. They are disconnected, words unrelated to each other, yet linked in headlines around the world after this week’s terrible shootings at two Muslim mosques in Christchurch, N.Z. How can bloody… Continue reading Peaceful and Peaceloving New Zealand

Favorite flower · Favorite Places · favorites · flowers · Wordpress Daily Photo Prompt

All Time Favs

So long, farewell, goodbye to the WordPress Photo Challenge. You will be missed by those of us who have been prompted each week to produce pictures that we think are worth sharing. Here are my all time favorites, or at least some of them. Thanks for challenging us. A Man and His Dog–San Miguel de… Continue reading All Time Favs

music · reblog · Uncategorized · video

Relax… Rest….

Originally posted on soulgifts – Telling Tales:
First, relax. Do like Elmo ….. Then, be transported through the beauty of nature …. and the Cosmos… then rest. Be at Peace. Raili Tanska in response to Lady Calen’s Sandbox Challenge #4 ?

burials · Cee's Fun Foto Challenge · cemeteries · Serene

Tombstones and Cemeteries for the Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week has a theme of Tombstones or Cemeteries, and a look through my archives uncovered photos of cemeteries in Pennsylvania and Texas. For many years my husband and I lived next to a cemetery, and I found it a peaceful and serene place. I walked there every day with my… Continue reading Tombstones and Cemeteries for the Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Alone · Beauty · gardens · reblog

A walk to remember

Originally posted on Inked Thoughts and Midnight Monologues:
The other day, I went for a late evening walk. My earphones and playlist were awaiting me but then something happened. * I gazed at the pale blue sky. The sun had softly settled behind the misty hills. I breathed in and then out. It felt different.…