Evening Grosbeaks and More

Spotted a pileated woodpecker in Clear Creek Park last week and was able to get surprisingly close! A few days ago, I saw what looked like an overgrown yellow finch flash out of the tree I spend much of my time observing. Later she returned with a friend and I was able to get pictures….

Fimo Friends

Keeping my hands busy creating some Squattie Tots for my succulent pots.

Birds Watching

February 4-16, 2021 Am I watching the birds, or are the birds watching me?

My Many Colored Days

This is a stepstool I decorated for a fundraiser my local library was sponsoring in 2008. The idea was to create a chair based on a children’s (or maybe any) book which would then be auctioned to raise money. I chose My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss and used my own manipulated photography. Most/all…

Struction Stories

Can we pause the de-struction to make way for con-struction? Can we consider “struction stories”? The following are my words. My words are meant to be an explanation of my truths. My truths are constructed by my beliefs which are constructed by my interpretations of my experiences. My experiences as well as my perceptions are…

Statistically Speaking

The long and the short of it- at the end of this blog entry is a call for donors to renew my website. However I can’t in good faith ask for donations without clarifying that I am a month and a half behind on bills, have about 25 dollars in the bank, a paycheck of…

Thoughts on Trauma and Trajectories

Well. Here we are. Let’s see if I can manage to start and finish a blog in one day/sitting. I used to write pages at a time, several times a day, every day. But time and other things have a way of altering one’s trajectory, sometimes temporarily (I hope.) I miss writing, I really do….

Kill ’em with Kindness

*I started this on March 19, and haven’t really edited, so I’m just posting the draft, so I can start fresh with today’s thoughts…* I have a lot of opinions and thoughts to share, but I don’t really feel like Facebook is the appropriate place to share them right now. Not because I don’t feel…