The first Girl-Scouting Lesson I learned goes like this: Make new friends, but keep the old. Some are silver and others are gold. I've been asking my blogging friends questions all week: "Why am I blogging?" Now I know that answer--to connect with people. I can’t imagine remaining motivated or inspired (to write or to… Continue reading Girl Scouting lesson applies to writing, to everything
I adore a gentle breeze, a nice little hair-ruffling tickle, especially on a warm day, with butterflies flitting around in the wild flowers. The audiologist who tested me said I hear like superwoman. Don’t whisper if I’m in the same auditorium--I just might understand every word. My preferences are wide-ranging and quirky. I (and two… Continue reading I’m color blind, and 9 other random things about me
There are days when the absolute last thing I want to hear from a perky person is, "Cheer up." When I don't feel like smiling, I really don't feel like smiling.When life is going the wrong way (meaning it's going a different direction or a different speed from the way I want it to go)… Continue reading Smiles–when you can’t muster them, make them!
This is one of my favorites of all the photos I've ever seen. I just LOVE this image--a reflection of a theater in water, a squeegee wiping it partially away--but only partially! Our dreams get "squeegeed" somewhat, but not wiped out entirely! My mind craves art, music, and literature the way my body wants food--frequently! Sil… Continue reading Sil Azevedo Photography is Visual Poetry