TIME OUT FOR ART – MARCH 26 2015

Some of you may have noticed, I’ve taken up Tangling.  Zentangle is a fabulous, relaxing, confidence building pass time.  I was just reading a post by my amiga, Lisa, at Zeebra Design’s & Destinations.  And it’s true.  There’s always time for art.  If you have 10 minutes, you can draw or paint or start SOMETHING!  It’s calming.  It’s productive.  It’s FUN.

Here’s some of my art.  I never felt like I could really, REALLY draw, but I can.

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Take Time Out For Art…

But first stop at Lisa‘s to see the best of the best!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – YELLOW

The most cheerful of colors – YELLOW.

WordPress challenge this week.  Very cheery.  Very warm.  Very mellow.  Yellow.

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See.  Even the background balloon is telling you to have a Happy Day.  And how do you do that without YELLOW?

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CEE’S WHICH WAY PHOTO CHALLENGE 2014 – #15

I got caught up in a maze
Of anticipation,
Gratitude,
Happiness,
Love,
And mindfulness.
I got trapped in a maze
And I hope I never find the way out.

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It’s morning.
You open your eyes.
You can choose happy, grateful, motivated.
Or you could choose sad, sorrowful, and uninspired.
Which way are you headed?

Rise to the occasion.

Click on the icon below to visits Cee’s Which Way soirée.
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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – ADVENTURE

Fishing off of one of these beauties would be a dream come true.  I’ve fished off the shore.  I’ve cast my line from a dinky dingy.  And a  small charter boat has even seen the likes of me.  Heck! I’ve even reeled in a flounder that made it to the kitchen table. But this would be the ultimate fishing adventure for this girl.

This week’s photo challenge – ADVENTURE.

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For now, I’ll just keep on dreaming…

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – DIALOGUE

Ok.  I’ll admit it.  I was at a loss for this week’s challenge.  So, I went with humor.

A gull walks into a bar…

Kidding.

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“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.” ~ Bob Marley

REACH FOR THE SKY!

Click here to get to the more serious versions of this week’s WordPress Challenge.

TRAVEL THEME – (ON) EDGE

It seems Ailsa’s theme this week has me going in a different direction. Surprise! Like I haven’t veered off the beaten path before.

The word ‘edge’ brings out more of a feeling to me.  Maybe it’s just me, or the way things have developed lately.   I’m thinking more in terms of a physical sensation. Something is creating this emotion in me that’s got me feeling ‘on edge’.   A tension. A nervous feeling, like teetering on the edge of a cliff, or on the brink of – what? – disaster?

Let’s hope not. Let’s hope it’s really more a feeling of anticipation. Of the wonders of things to come.

While perusing Instagram today, I came across this on #thegoodquote.  Kind of takes the edge off.  🙂

“KEEP THE FAITH, NEVER GIVE UP HOPE. GREAT THINGS HAPPEN WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT THEM TO.”

“ON” EDGE

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 Ever had the feeling? How do you cope?

please click here to see more on Ailsa’s Travel Theme Challenge.

BREATHE

ESE’S WEEKLY SHOOT & QUOTE – INSPIRATION

“For me, songwriting is something I have to do ritually. I don’t just wait for inspiration; I try to write a little bit every day.” ~ Sean Lennon

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This reminds me of a friend of mine.  She’s a children’s author.  A writer.  She writes every day.  Whether there are ideas or no ideas, she writes.  She doesn’t wait for inspiration.

Sometimes you just have to go for it. The ideas will come.

Click here to visit Ese’s blog and be inspired.

Thanks for stopping by.