I would like to share a few things that I’ve learned in the last few months that have taken this beginner blogger from only a couple of viewers a day (my friends and family) to almost now 10,000 views on my blog in six months time.
You are capable of anything you put your mind to. My mother and I seldom agreed on many things, however, there were two concepts that
Difficult day today, full of disappointment and self-doubt. I struggled with myself all weekend. Thinking that I should go beyond limits that I knew were
Long before I ever considered making photography a “retirement career”, I would take random pictures of anything and everything. Not really caring if I paid
Taken with my Samsung 7 Edge, today I was experimenting with a set of lenses purchased at Wal-Mart for only $6.00 . These shots were
I’ve said before, I have a black thumb when it comes to gardening. I usually kill every plant I own. I have a Christmas cactus
Rise of the Blood Moon – 2015 Last week, Queensland did some moon gazing. Last year I was driving along a lonely piece of road,
Rock Climbing Giant boulders, courageous men climbing. Just seeing this and walking in the Garden of the Gods helps you to understand how this area
Climbers in Garden of the Gods Which way do you think he is going, up or down? See answer below. He was coming down, he
So many tools, so little time… Yes, my computer is an important and necessary tool, but… For me to find happiness, I need to get
Sugar, my therapy dog and me after work. We would go to the hospitals and comfort the patients and families. She was the calmest Australian
Recreation of a Masterpiece The Louvre- Paris, France April 2016, stop and admire the work of the artist recreating the masterpieces that hang in the
NOSTALGIA. Nostalgia is a state of mind, remembering something or someone in the past that brings joy and peace. It’s fun to look back and
You know, if truth be told, I would go to work, do my job, try not to bring it home with me at night. I am
A study I did in red
My hippie side coming out. I painted this little mailbox. Let’s say, people know where I live.
We are the ones on the sidelines, quiet, watching those gregarious individuals having so much fun, yet we see superficial smiles. We are the ones
I think you should acknowledge your emotions, you shouldn’t hold them in. But let’s consider some constructive methods to deal with disappointment.
Have you ever met or had a friend that was never happy?Have you had those people in your life, that even though they say they are your friends, or husbands, or wives, that say they love you, but always want to improve you?Are you one of those people? Do you catch yourself wanting to change others?
Keeping ourselves motivated can be difficult, especially during what may seem the dark times, the difficult times, times when everything seems to be going wrong. It’s at this time we need to realize that motivation is not something we can rely on someone else giving us. We are in control of our motivation.
How many times during the day do you look at what you need to do and your mind can’t concentrate on just the task at
Always listen, always act, and always get out of your comfort zone. The Universe has great things in store for you, pay attention!
Self-defeating behaviors can make you doubt yourself when you risk success, when you try for something new. But even when you fail, you’ve learned what you need to do next time to succeed, you have tried and this lesson prepared you for success.
I’ve heard selfies are egotistical, and maybe to some it is, to me it’s my mirror, it’s my way of telling myself to stay the course, that I am worth the effort to do the things I do, to try to do what I want to do in the future, to aspire to become a better person for the world and those I love.
I’m a baby-boomer learning millennial skills now, I’m learning how to blog, what blogging is all about, how communication has changed.