Layers of Life

Parents

Life is like an onion: you peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep. I am probably cheating a bit here by not sharing one of my own photos for this week's photo challenge, instead I am sharing an old photo of my beautiful parents in the bloom of their life. …

Worth a Word Wednesday: Seas the Day

Beach shack, seas the day

 Wordless Wednesday - has been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I couldn't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 This one doesn't need too many words! Remember to seas the day but don't be selfish!! Enjoy your Wednesday everyone!! Feel free to join in with Worth A Word Wednesday, post a photo and …

Worth a Word Wednesday: What a wonderful world!

Interesting cloud formation over Tumbarumba

 Wordless Wednesday - now renamed Worth a Word Wednesday Keep your feet on the ground and your head in the clouds! While out running this week I've managed to capture these two shots of cloud formations rolling in over Tumbarumba.  I must admit to being impressed with the sky and the massive clouds. We had some …

Share Your World – February 27 2017

It's time again for Cee's Share Your World.  Share Your World (SYW) is all about having a safe place for everyone to answer random questions that Cee posts each week.  Here is the basic format. Answer four questions each week. Bonus Question is always the same “What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward …

Thursday Doors – 19 January 2017

The horse float door I spotted this door while out walking recently.  Our little town (Tumbarumba) is quite a horsey place and at the time there was a week long pony club camp happening with youngsters and horses everywhere.  It's usually a stinking hot week and this year was no exception! The camp culminates in …

iPhriday and World Smile Day

Smiley face

It's iPhriday as well as World Smile Day Making one person smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world but their world. Start small. Start now! I learnt today that World Smile Day is celebrated on the first Friday in the month of October every year. That means it's today, 7 October. The idea of …

Contemplation – Week 14: Challenges

Run quote

Hello! I really enjoy Desleyjane's weekly contemplation posts as they make me think about things - which I suppose is what contemplation is all about!  Each week desleyjane gives us a prompt from her journal and this week it is: What challenge did you overcome today? I admit to feeling very challenged lately, about all …

Weekly photo challenge: Happy/sad faces

Faces

Happy or sad faces? Here are two smiley faces but are they really happy faces? Sometimes smiles can be deceiving and if you knew the background to this photo you would wonder how they could smile at all, given the news they had received that day. The champagne is also a bit of a throw …

Wordless Wednesday 11/5/16

Smile and quote

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday  I don't usually add words to these  Wordless Wednesday posts believing that the picture tells the story but today is a bit different. The quote used with my photo is very fitting at the moment. This article tells a story which affects me and my colleagues. I rarely, if ever, talk …

3 quotes, 3 day challenge…with a twist – day 3

It's Day 3 of the 3 quotes, 3 day challenge which Miriam at Out an' About nominated me to join. I did tell her that I would put my own twist on the challenge and she was fine with that. It's been fun! So as you may know already I decided that instead of actual quotes I would use …

3 quotes, 3 day challenge…with a twist – day 2

As I posted yesterday, Miriam at Out an' About nominated me to join the 3 quotes, 3 day challenge and  I thank her for thinking of me. I did tell her that I would put my own twist on the challenge and she was fine with that. I sometimes think differently to other people and …

3 quotes, 3 day challenge…with a twist – day 1

OK - are you ready for this? Miriam at Out an' About nominated me to join the 3 quotes, 3 day challenge, I thank her for thinking of me. I enjoyed her posts and her selection of quotes especially her Day 3 post. I decided, while out at a Christmas party last night,  that as …

Every day is an adventure – 45/365

You must understand the whole of life not just one little part of it that is why you must read that is why you must look at the skies that is why you must sing and dance and write poems and suffer and understand  for that is life. Jiddu Krishnamurti Today is an especially sad …

Eclectic Corner #12 Perspective – Quote

Life is better when you're laughing

I love quotes!  I have been waiting to share this one with you for a while now and this week's Eclectic Corner #12 is just the time and place! I'm not saying that this relates to me but..... And though she be but little she is fierce. Shakespeare I'm hoping that this sign balances out …

A touch of frost

I couldn't have said it better myself! It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter air is full of it. John Burroughs (Winter Sunshine) I was on my way to work on a frosty freezing cold morning.  I had to …

Eclectic Corner #11, week 3, Momentarily – Favourite Quote

Eclectic Corner #11 week 3 is all about our favourite quotes, with the theme this month being Momentarily.  I love all sorts of quotes and have many little books full of inspirational quotes, messages and thoughts.  Quotes can help focus my thoughts and often sum up my feelings in just a few words, much better than I ever seem …