And feed them on your dreams, the one they fix, the one you’ll know by.

And you, of the tender years can’t know the fears that your elders grew by, And so please help them with your youth, they seek the truth before they can die. Teach your… Continue reading

Quotography: February

 Why, what’s the matter that you have such a February face. So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness? ~William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing Do you know how hard it is to… Continue reading

One month down…….

January brought the need to find Peanut’s old snow bibs so Twix could go outside and really experience snow now that she’s more interactive. And interact she did. Saturday, January 9th brought a… Continue reading

Photo challenge: Inside

January’s prompt for PJ’s photo challenge is Inside. While winter has been fairly mild here in Middle Missouri, I can’t seem to talk myself into going outside much…so this prompt is perfect. Inside… Continue reading

Quotography: Import

The intellectual life may be kept clean and healthful, if man will live the life of nature and not import into his mind difficulties which are none of his. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson This… Continue reading

Songography and LTTL: Dreaming of a place

And I’m dreaming of a place Where I could see your face And I think my brush would take me there ~The Painter Song, Norah Jones Our church heavily promotes the arts of… Continue reading

Songography and LTTL: Desperado

Desperado Why don’t you come to your senses? You been out ridin’ fences For so long now Oh, you’re a hard one But I know that you’ve got your reasons These things that… Continue reading

Quotography: Alike

Nature made us individuals, as she did the flowers and the pebbles; but we are afraid to be peculiar, and so our society resembles a bag of marbles, or a string of mold… Continue reading

Wisdom from a snowman

Words of Wisdom from a snowman It’s okay to be a little bit bottom heavy Don’t get too much sun Everyone nose carrots are good for you Be a jolly happy soul It takes… Continue reading

Mentally preparing

Trying something new on the playground this year. Songography….where you pair song lyrics with photos. Kathy over at You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out hosts this weekly photo fun. Wanna join in? This was… Continue reading

My Word for 2016 is……

Last year was the first year I’d chosen a Word for the Year instead of coming up with those restricting resolutions and goals. It seemed that choosing a word was much more fluid and opened… Continue reading

Our 2015 in review

In January, inspired by Mona’s Picturesque, I started creating collages of our world every month. Now that I’m finished with December, I realize (once again) how quickly time passes before our eyes. Peanut began… Continue reading

December month in pictures

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~Edith Sitwell… Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Holidays

PJ’s theme for December was….you guessed it….Holidays. Although the Christmas spirit sort of eluded me a bit this year, I was able to find quite a lot of opportunities to capture Christmas at our… Continue reading

Out with the old, in with the new

Year’s end is nether an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~Hal Borland Can you believe the new year will begin… Continue reading