I bloomed today. I bloomed through  grey skies, with parted lips I savored the rain. Still I bloomed. Life doesn’t wait for a better day.   ~~~~ We’re finally back home after our spring get away.  We’ve been busy putting our house in order since we arrived.  Specifically, we’ve been busy taking care of theContinue reading “I BLOOMED TODAY”

WILDROSES BY THE ROADSIDE (for Travel Theme: Unexpected)

I have seen all there is to see in this City. We have gone here many times for  business and pleasure. I have visited the river that split Bangor in two and the bridge that made it whole again. I have walked its roads, I know they run parallel to each other. The buildings areContinue reading “WILDROSES BY THE ROADSIDE (for Travel Theme: Unexpected)”


All things pass and at the end of the day I have nothing but the memories that I wish I could sift through to separate the good from the bad as though I can separate the rose from its thorns. So I go on balancing between joy and regret waiting for time to make themContinue reading “AT THE END OF THE DAY (For DVerse)”


Last summer and fall, I took as many pictures of flowers as I could.  “For the long winter,” I thought.  It seems like winter has dragged on for a long time though in reality, it is not even halfway through yet.   The grey days are wearing me down.  Tonight, I got to look back atContinue reading “ROSES AND DEWDROPS”


Today, I used my violin….. in a non-musical way. I used it to take pictures for Weekly Photo Challenge’s Unusual.  I brought the violin to the garden and let it rest among the mint and positioned it under low-lying roses.  I hoped to take advantage of the light from the late afternoon sun.   IContinue reading “WPC: UNUSUAL POV”


Look not at the bee for the grace of a butterfly or be disappointed A bee is a bee though cloaked in butterfly wings the bee will buzz and sting but it can make honey that no butterfly can. ~~~~ For dVERSE POETS” PUB’s Open Link Night.  Trifecta’s ‘GRACE’ prompt inspired this piece.  Check outContinue reading “BE”


Good morning! 🙂 These photos are for you, new followers and old bloggy friends. Thank you for being here. I took these photos of roses in the early morning when they were still wet with dew and the sun was just rising in the horizon. I think they are specially pretty around that time (andContinue reading “MORNING ROSES”


Sometimes, morning comes shrouded with mist of a million dew drops falling heavy upon the wings that only wish to fly. . Then there are those mornings when the sun shines golden bathing the world in jewel tones spraying stars on the ground to greet the unhurried steps. Who’s to say what a new dayContinue reading “PASSING THROUGH”