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Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Our personal awareness of change varies. Some of us refuse to even acknowledge that things DO change. Others are terrified by anything changing, and fight it tooth and nail. Most of us lie somewhere between those extremes. But deny it or fear it all you want … change is inevitable. ... Read More
A beginning in An end

A beginning in An end

I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I ... Read More
Nine

Nine

One is unity, uniqueness, the everlasting soul. Two is companionship, to help complete the whole. Three is family, the sum of one and two. Four is community, combining we and you. Five is strength, as community begins to grow. Six is divisiveness, because differences start to show. Seven is healing, ... Read More
Quality vs Quantity

Quality vs Quantity

I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, ... Read More
Voices

Voices

”“ Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places. A. R. Rahman Cacophony Everyone has an opinion to offer. Whether a decision is potentially life altering, or as simple as what one’s favorite color is, everyone has ... Read More
Windows (an ode)

Windows (an ode)

It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. There is little doubt of the truth of this observation … at least for those who pay attention. I believe that we can rearrange the words a bit and express another, more subtle truth: ”“ Windows are ... Read More
You

You

I looked in a mirror, and what did I see? A weary old stranger. “Who are you, you’re not me?!” I looked once again, expecting to find, The me I remember; the me in my mind. The reflection just stared back, tired and worn, A face shaped by sorrow, sad ... Read More
Z end in Z beginning

Z end in Z beginning

Every ending is a new beginning. I have not written anything in months. For that matter, I have not done much of anything in months. There are many reasons for this. I could write a quite a few words on this subject alone. But I won’t, because  … well … ... Read More
Found some kindling

Found some kindling

Fire is an emblematic representation of life itself. It is an ever changing mixture of creation and destruction. It can provide comfort while instilling fear. It can rage uncontrolled, or be used with precise finesse. What fire is will be determined by how we choose to use it. And so with ... Read More
Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of ... Read More