Flaunting Your Life

Flaunting your life means being proud of who you are. Happy in yourself. Content with who you are and what you like. We are all just books still being written. What happens in the next chapter is up to you. Make it a good one!

Photo-a-Week Challenge: Off Center

As a designer, being off-centered just comes naturally. But in photography, having the main subject of the photo being placed slightly off-center adds much more interest to the composition. Dividing the visual area into thirds helps. I’ll attached a couple of examples:

Quote: Happy to be Alive!

motivation and inspiration quote: Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive

Quote: The Truth

Quote by Mark Twain: A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes

First Signs of Spring

As the east coast gets pummeled with snowfall, here in the west I am starting to see the first signs of spring. The weather where I live has been stuck on medium-low for a while now – every day is about the same with highs in low 40s and lows in mid 30s. Blah. We…

Books for a Lover of Bookshops

If you love bookstores – the smell of books, the aisles and aisles of possibilities, the tantalizing covers and fascinating summaries that pull you in… If you’re like me, you have stacks of books waiting to be read. Sometimes I want a historical biography or a classic, but sometimes I want a novel to really…

Verbascum Fire

I created a new piece today – taken from a photo I took this summer in my garden. I love the verbascum perennial called “Southern Charm” which has pinky peach petals with purple stamens. Verbascum is like a foxglove’s little sister – not quite as tall, not quite as sturdy but similar in general shape….

A Day of Bernie Humor

Yesterday’s flurry of Bernie at the Inauguration images were hilarious and a much needed day of humor. I personally want to thank Bernie for being such a good sport as creative people across the US and even around the world, began posting on Facebook , Instagram, and Twitter their own versions of Bernie Sanders showing…