inspiration

I was recently afforded an entire day to do nothing but be. That day is today. I will be at The Mother's Plunge today with the magical Karen Maezen Miller. I can think of nothing in the world I'd rather be doing. And what a perfect day to...

  She came in the dark of night after traveling long and far through low clouds and fog to join me. Strong, steady, unwavering. Through all of the layers. Through the darkness.   How did she find me? I think to myself.   I imagine there was some kind of...

I'd love to see some of your best shots using the art of the vignette because I have loved shooting images like the one above lately. So fun! I love the idea of letting go (or at least trying) and had the chance to muse on the subject over...

A dear friend often reminds me, We are together. Despite the miles, despite the sometimes overwhelming feeling of isolation, despite the fact that a great many of us have only gotten to know one another through the computer screens in front of us...

I am trusting that the Universe is taking care of things. I am grateful for everyday beauty and sweet discoveries like the one above. I am inspired by the perfection of Nature and understanding that there is a plan for everything. What about you? Visit the inspiring TGIF today...

                                                         -Gypsy Girl Alex - Oregon Coast, summer 2008 My dear friend Alex was just interviewed at Artists Who Blog. Her sentiments reminded me why I do this. Why I put my photographs, my stories, my children, my life out there via my blog (or many blogs...

Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us. - Oscar Wilde I was recently asked to excavate some of images from my archives. What a pleasure it turned out to be to pour over picture after picture of memories that were longing to be...

On the way out the door this morning my youngest daughter pointed out this little volunteer bloom on our front walk; hopeful beauty growing up from the cracks. Get a picture of it Mom. All I needed was that invitation. Not only is discovering something as sweet as this...