Respite from the rain

I am not complaining about Portland’s weather especially when the rest of the country is experiencing extreme weather. Continue reading “Respite from the rain”

Traveling on…

My recent flights from Portland to Atlanta and on to Alabama afforded ample time to think.

It was a case of two planes, no trains, and one automobile.  Twelve exhausting hours.

Here are my coffee-stimulated, waiting room, intercom inspired thoughts.

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Beauty 3.26.17

Just home from a brief stay at the Oregon Coast.

My mind is  reeling with the beauty I saw.

Beauty on the shoreline.

Beauty in the  parks.

Beauty everywhere in its purest, natural state.

Back at home, I am determined to enjoy the beauty in my world.   Continue reading “Beauty 3.26.17”

Love more…

You just have to love a grocery store whose floral department has cool, handwritten signs like this one.  Thank you Zupan’s for this bit of loveliness on a rainy day in Portland! Continue reading “Love more…”

The World Needs More You In It

 

Marginalized.

It is a word that my friends and I toss around.

It describes the feeling we have when the world passes us by. Continue reading “The World Needs More You In It”

It’s Just So Good You’re Here!

It was another day of endless rain in Portland. *

I admit, I wasn’t in the best mood. I was tired.  I was sad.

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Merci M. Matisse!

It is Friday.  July is more than half over.  I feel a bit of panic. Continue reading “Merci M. Matisse!”

Deep in their roots…

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While shopping for groceries, I found this quote displayed in the floral department. Continue reading “Deep in their roots…”