Category Archives: Beautiful

Bloom

As long as we are persistent in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time. Denis Waitley

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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today. – Pierre de Ronsard

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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. I love it when my iris start blooming. I have a variety of colors, so every day or two I get to see new blooms.

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challange: Afloat – Amalfi Coast

  The theme for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challange is “Afloat“.   Here you see a small sailboat afloat on the very calm ocean near the Amalfi coast in Italy.  I am going to devote a bit of time to looking … Continue reading

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What a difference a day (or two) makes!

Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. ~Jim Carrey If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Ah, spring!  It’s been a long time coming this year.  I’m sliding in at the very last minute to this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge which is Spring.  I couldn’t resist the chance to show off some of my favorite spring flowers and … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside (featuring Romeo)

In my second entry for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, I’m submitting my puppy, Romeo relaxing inside his little bed.   Throughout the course of the afternoon, he’s moved around to find the most comfy position and has now drifted … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishes for Warmer Weather!

I KNOW I’m not the only one longing for springtime temperatures and an end to the seemingly eternal winter that has descended upon a large part of the country!  On one of our all too fleeting warm days last week, … Continue reading

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Weekly WordPress Photo Challenge: Treasure

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.  ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo  This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is “Treasure”.   The challenge directs us to “capture something you treasure.”  It might be something that wouldn’t seem like treasure to anyone but you.  The … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home – The Beautiful Black Hills of SD

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. ~e.e. cummings Mid pleasures and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.  – Jacques Yves Cousteau When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, … Continue reading

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Two Cents Tuesday Challenge: Calm

The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore. – Cyril Connolly  Posted in response to the Two Cents Tuesday … Continue reading

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