Fragrant Memories

My perfume collection.  Among these unique perfume bottles, there are a few that I treasure, even though they may be empty or close to it.  The round bottle was my mother’s perfume.  I remember watching her apply this perfume before she and my dad would go out.  My mother was much more girly than me,…

Birthday Anticipation

My grandson is in eager anticipation of his fourth birthday with whom he is sharing the day with his brother and sister’s  sixth birthday as well.   Three children celebrating a birthday on the same day is a very exciting day! Weekly Photo Challenge-Anticipation Photography by Candace L Stauber

Self-confidence Sunday

At the end of the day, I take stock of my life and re-evaluate the choices I’ve made and think about the choices I plan to make tomorrow. These choices are the building blocks of my self-confidence.  They determine how happy I am with my life, how proud of myself of my accomplishments, how much…

11 Quick Travel Questions

To take the challenge offered by Kiwiontheloose to answer these 11 quick questions intrigued me today.  It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon, I’m not traveling, but sitting here in front of the fireplace and the puppy is finally learning to lay at my feet like the “obedient” dog he should be (not!) So here goes, Sarah, I…

Photo Challenge- Relax

Shhh! Aussie Sleeping My last Australian Shepherd, Hunter, was the epitome of RELAXATION!  In fact, he was a sleep-number 35 on the other side of my bed.  I can’t say the same about the new puppy, Oberon, he is just the opposite.  Never stopping energy ball.  I think he’s A.D.D. © 2016 Candace L Stauber…

Yearnings

His eyes are mysterious and inviting. His smile is sexy and the words from his lips enticing and sweet.  It’s been so long.  My heart needs to hear these things, my soul yearns to believe him. Yet, I know his words are false. He says them to all the women, his testosterone is talking, not…

Hunter

sub·due səbˈd(y)o͞o/ verb overcome, quieten, or bring under control (a feeling or person). “she managed to subdue an instinct to applaud” synonyms: conquer, defeat, vanquish, overcome, overwhelm, crush, quash, beat, trounce, This was my Hunter, he managed to subdue my anxieties, fears and depression. 

Take Off

It’s the oddest sensation to look on the ground and realize that the shadow you’re seeing is you leaving the earth in a balloon.  It’s not only a strange feeling but exhilarating at the same time, thrilling and exciting. I am in that little basket! Wow! Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: 2016 Week 39