Finding Contentment

Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have. ~Unknown Contentment: being mentally and emotionally satisfied with life. Okay, just who are those people? In… Continue reading

Five Photos, Five Stories #5

Whew, I made it!! Five days ago when Carol tagged me for Five Photos, Five Stories, I thought it would be an impossible task. I barely get one post a week anymore, much… Continue reading

Five Photos, Five Stories #4

It was one of those lessons that had to be learned the hard way. When The Investigator was in elementary school, she had a permanent tooth coming into her upper palette. Since that’s… Continue reading

Five Photos, Five Stories #3

Before the golden retriever (Tanner) we have now, there was Sundance…our first golden retriever. And while this is a shot of Tanner, our second retriever, the two share a lot of similarities. Both L.O.V.E.… Continue reading

Five Photos, Five Stories #2

It was circa 1980-something and we had relocated from Omaha, NE to Olathe, KS. We had bought a house and were settling into the neighborhood. As with any homeowner opportunity, there was a lot of… Continue reading

Five Photos, Five Stories #1

I have been nominated by Carol over at Wanderings of an Elusive Mind to participate in the Five Photos, Five Stories meme, which simply says I should post a photo each day for five… Continue reading

April’s miracles and mysteries

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. ~HG Wells A bit late on putting together… Continue reading

Look backwards to move forwards

Texture by Kim Klassen; Waterfront 7 Magic, 100% soft light To look backwards for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it more fit for  its prime… Continue reading

April Photo Blogging Challenge

The year is marching along and here it is already the end of April. And that means it’s time for PJ’s photo challenge. This month’s prompt was Family and Friends. With Easter falling within the… Continue reading

Lessons learned from Maleficent

So, I just got around to watching Disney’s Maleficent released last year. I stalled because I’m a bit conflicted in how I feel about Angelina Jolie. But, being a lover of the fantasy genre, Peanut,… Continue reading

Spring’s impromptu photo session

So I’m sitting in the office “working” when she tugs on my sleeve. It’s not so much a tug as a violent yank. My muse, the one who has been playing a game of… Continue reading

I found Spring!

Texture by Kim Klassen; Lily, 100% soft light Walk with me and see what I found this week in the garden. Have I told you I love hyacinths? I think they just might be… Continue reading

Quotography: April

 April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. ~William Shakespeare  Oh my goodness, I’m so happy spring has sprung. Tanner and I have had a couple of walks, and just the scent of… Continue reading

What is the Liturgy of your Life?

Texture by Kim Klassen; 0216 Magic When God forgives, he at once restores. ~Theodore Epp Liturgy. The word most likely conjures up negative impressions of stuffy, stale religious services that don’t really speak… Continue reading

Friday Randomness

Random pretty much describes my life perfectly these days! Lisa over at Simply Living Photography summed it up well when she said there seems to be a lot of time in the day,… Continue reading